- a clamorous noise or disturbance; uproar.
Origin of hullabaloo
Examples from the Web for hullabaloo
Yet for all the hullabaloo about outside groups, the race may simply come down to old-fashioned retail politics.Nebraska’s GOP Cage Match
March 21, 2014
All the hullabaloo confused the neophyte rockers, who had only been a band for two years and were searching for their own voice.Cold War Kids on Faith, Hipster Detractors & Their Musical Evolution
April 17, 2013
Chris Christie is taking all the hullabaloo about his body fat in stride.Give Chris Christie a Break on His Weight
February 8, 2013
One has to wonder how all this hullabaloo will affect the kids in the long run.Preschoolers Having ‘Oral Sex’?!
February 7, 2013
Find a relatively peaceful place where the child can retreat if the noise and hullabaloo get to be too much.Autistic Holidays: How to Make It Easier for Everyone
December 24, 2012
How we're ever goin' to sleep with all that hullabaloo outside I don't know.Cap'n Dan's Daughter
Joseph C. Lincoln
Remember how they raised such a hullabaloo when they were sent to the workhouse?The Thunders of Silence
Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
Whereat I was much ashamed, remembering the hullabaloo that I had raised.A Brother To Dragons and Other Old-time Tales
I'm not deaf, but I shall be if this hullabaloo keeps on much longer.Jim Spurling, Fisherman
Albert Walter Tolman
He didn't gain much by raising all that hullabaloo in the middle of the night.The Four Pools Mystery
- loud confused noise, esp of protest; commotion
Word Origin and History for hullabaloo
1762, hollo-ballo "uproar," chiefly in northern England and Scottish, perhaps a rhyming reduplication of hollo (see hello).