Definition of ado
- much ado about the need for reform
- wrote the paper without further ado
a bride-to-be caught up in the usual prenuptial ado
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ballyhoo, blather, bluster, bobbery, bother, bustle, clatter, commotion, disturbance, foofaraw, fun, furor, furore, fuss, helter-skelter, hoopla, hubbub, hullabaloo, hurly, hurly-burly, pandemonium, pother, row, ruckus, ruction, rumpus, shindy, squall, stew, stir, storm, to-do, tumult, turmoil, uproar, welter, whirl, williwaw, zoo;
: foolish or unnecessary talk, trouble, or activity
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