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hoo-ha

or hoo-hah

[noun hoo-hah; interjection hoo-hah]Informal.
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noun
  1. an uproarious commotion.
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interjection
  1. (used to express mock surprise or excitement.)
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Origin of hoo-ha

1930–35; probably < Yiddish hu-ha to-do, uproar, exclamation of surprise; compare Polish hu-ha exclamation of joy
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Related Words for hoohah

bomb, phenomenon, agitation, stunner, scandal, portent, wow, flash, commotion, prodigy, surprise, wonder, stir, hit, furor, brouhaha, thrill, miracle, excitement, uproar

British Dictionary definitions for hoohah

hoo-ha

noun
  1. a noisy commotion or fuss
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Word Origin for hoo-ha

C20: of unknown origin
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