Examples of hullabaloo in a Sentence
The announcement caused quite a hullabaloo.
The announcement caused a lot of hullabaloo.
There was a hullabaloo over his controversial statements.
There was a lot of hullabaloo over his controversial statements.
Recent Examples of hullabaloo from the Web
The legal hullabaloo began in August 1996, when inmate Robert Woodard sued a warden and other prison officials after being removed as editor of The Communicator, the newspaper at the California Men's Colony in San Luis Obispo.
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Origin and Etymology of hullabaloo
perhaps from hallo + Scots balloo, interjection used to hush children
First Known Use: 1762See Words from the same year
HULLABALOO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hullabaloo for English Language Learners
: a very noisy and confused situation
: a situation in which many people are upset and angry about something
HULLABALOO Defined for Kids
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