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hoo–ha

noun \ˈhü-ˌhä\

: great excitement or concern about something

Full Definition of HOO-HA

:  uproar

Variants of HOO-HA

hoo–ha also hoo–hah \ˈhü-ˌhä\

Origin of HOO-HA

probably from Yiddish hu-ha uproar, exclamation of surprise
First Known Use: 1931

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