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hubbub

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noun hub·bub \ˈhə-ˌbəb\

Simple Definition of hubbub

  • : a loud mixture of sound or voices

  • : a situation in which there is much noise, confusion, excitement, and activity

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hubbub

Examples of hubbub in a sentence

  1. All the hubbub in the airport made it hard to hear the flight announcements.

  2. the hubbub surrounding the film star

  3. We went to the country to escape the hubbub of the city.

  4. What's all the hubbub about?



Origin of hubbub

perhaps of Irish origin; akin to Scottish Gaelic ub ub, interjection of contempt


First Known Use: 1555


HUBBUB Defined for Kids

hubbub

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noun hub·bub \ˈhə-ˌbəb\

Definition of hubbub for Students

  1. :  uproar





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