They should "not enable some widow or mother to say that her son was killed in an operation called 'Bunnyhug' or 'ballyhoo.'"
However, beneath the ballyhoo of this expensive charade, a lot is changing.
There is no danger,” he replied, calmly puffing his pipe; “is there, ballyhoo?
The ballyhoo upon the elevated platform without had been completed.
In the first place the ballyhoo advertisers have shouted the public deaf.
Why not hire a band, too; and get a ballyhoo to bark for your show?
ballyhoo Gleeson was the only cowboy that had remained behind with Captain Shirril.
“ballyhoo” fixed his eye on one of the red men, who seemed to be at the rear.
Why, once he took a job as a ballyhoo at a show on the Bowery in Coney Island.
It struck the youth as strange that ballyhoo should stop after starting for the dwelling.
"publicity, hype," 1908, from circus slang, "a short sample of a sideshow" (1901), of unknown origin. There is a village of Ballyhooly in County Cork, Ireland. In nautical lingo, ballahou or ballahoo (1867, perhaps 1836) meant "an ungainly vessel," from Spanish balahu "schooner."