Examples of ballyhoo in a Sentence
it turned out that the ballyhoo was the result of a movie being filmed on the street
the usual ballyhoo intended to fill the seats at megaplexes around the country
Recent Examples of ballyhoo from the Web
Stanczyk trolls rigged ballyhoo, plastic squid and feathers to locate schools of dolphin.
As expected, much of the ballyhoo in the enormous exhibit hall was about assault rifles, revolvers and baseball caps featuring the emblems of numerous gun, knife and sporting goods manufacturers.
And after much ballyhoo, it was revealed that 2019 will be the year of King Greg and King Marty.
The homogeneity and innocence necessary for Bernays’s brand of ballyhoo has vanished.
Much has been the ballyhoo, and this superb show earns it.
Expectations were stoked by months of hype and ballyhoo, with almost 11 million social media posts about the eclipse in the last seven days, according to Talkwalker Inc., a social media analytics company in New York.
No rematch, no do-over, no more circuit of coarse promotion and ballyhoo.
But no-one was laughing yesterday as the ballyhoo around Amazon's garage sale triggered the latest in a series of gut-wrenching sell-offs in retail stocks.
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BALLYHOO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ballyhoo for English Language Learners
: talk or writing that is designed to get people excited or interested in something
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