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hubbub

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Synonyms and Antonyms of hubbub

  1. 1 a state of noisy, confused activity imagine all the hubbub at the zoo when the lion escaped Synonyms ado, alarums and excursions, ballyhoo, blather, bluster, bobbery, bother, bustle, clatter, clutter [chiefly dialect], coil, corroboree [Australian], disturbance, do [chiefly dialect], foofaraw, fun, furor, furore, fuss, helter-skelter, hoo-ha (also hoo-hah), hoopla, hubble-bubble, commotion, hullabaloo, hurly, hurly-burly, hurricane, hurry, hurry-scurry (or hurry-skurry), kerfuffle [chiefly British], moil, pandemonium, pother, row, ruckus, ruction, rumpus, shindy, splore [Scottish], squall, stew, stir, storm, to-do, tumult, turmoil, uproar, welter, whirl, williwaw, zooRelated Words cacophony, clamor, din, howl, hue and cry, noise, outcry, racket, roar; disorder, unrest, upheaval; eruption, flare-up, flurry, flutter, outbreak, outburst; brawl, fracas, fray, hassle, melee (also mêlée), scuffle; dither, fever, fret, lather, tizzyNear Antonyms calm, hush, peace, quiet, quietude, rest, stillness, tranquillity (or tranquility); order, orderliness

  2. 2 a violent shouting the people who had been in line for tickets made a huge hubbub when they were told that the concert was all sold out Synonyms howl, clamor, hue and cry, hullabaloo, noise, outcry, roar, tumult, uproar, vociferationRelated Words clangor, din, jangle, racket; cri de coeur, outburst, protestNear Antonyms mumble, mumbling, murmur, murmuring, rumble, rumbling


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