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ballyhoo

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1 a state of noisy, confused activity

  • it turned out that the ballyhoo was the result of a movie being filmed on the street
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2 information released to the media that is designed to gain public attention or support for a person, business, or cause

  • the usual ballyhoo intended to fill the seats at megaplexes around the country
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ballyhoo

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1 to praise or publicize lavishly and often excessively

  • that reviewer always ballyhoos any book by one of his pet authors
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2 to provide publicity for

  • the TV networks usually spend the summer months ballyhooing their new fall shows
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Phrases Synonymous with ballyhoo

beat the drum (for)



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