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ballyhoos

noun
plural of ballyhoo

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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ballyhoos

verb
present tense third-person singular of ballyhoo

Synonyms of ballyhoos (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Ballyhoos.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ballyhoos. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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