Simple Definition of hubbub
: a loud mixture of sound or voices
: a situation in which there is much noise, confusion, excitement, and activity
Examples of hubbub
All the hubbub in the airport made it hard to hear the flight announcements.
the hubbub surrounding the film star
We went to the country to escape the hubbub of the city.
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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