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hubbub

noun hub·bub \ˈhə-ˌbəb\

: a loud mixture of sound or voices

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

Full Definition of HUBBUB

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:  noise, uproar

Examples of HUBBUB

  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

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