hubbub hubbub  /ˈhə bəb/

Definition(s):

  • (n) loud confused noise from many sources

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Alla objected to the spelling, but her modest protests were drowned in the gin-laced hubbub.
  2. Amid all the hubbub came Entertainment Weekly, whose cover subjects, Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart, make their livings by pointing out the pervasive folly of the political process.
  3. Underneath the hubbub of election and market fever in 2008, another change was taking place: Americans were becoming increasingly aware of the global problem of sexual slavery.

News

  1. The Quickest Health Quiz on the Planet Now Inspiring Employees to Live Healthier

    PORTLAND, Ore., July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Traditional health assessment tools often take nearly 30 minutes to complete, and have no immediate impact or action to encourage healthier behaviors. hubbub ...
    on July 3, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Josh Flory: No appeals on Walnut Street demolition

    For all the hubbub surrounding a pair of old buildings on Walnut Street, a final milestone passed quietly.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Knoxville News Sentinel

  3. Change Your Clothes In Borderlands 2

    If you dream of playing dress up with Krieg the Psycho, we have great news for you. Nine new costume packs are available today for Borderlands 2 players – four for Krieg and one for each of the other five vault hunters. The sets include new skins and heads and cost $0.99 each. You might not have played Borderlands 2 since its release last September. If so, catch up with all the hubbub by reading ...
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Game Informer

Quotes

  1. Perez Hilton reports that when asked about all the attention he's received over leaving, he replied, "I didn't see it as a huge thing and I certainly didn't anticipate any sort of hubbub over it: They've incorporated so many new characters and so...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Steve Carell Source: Manolith

  2. "That's a lot of hubbub, bub," Amann said. "It's less than three weeks before the election. It's pretty transparent."
    on Oct 15, 2008 By: James Amann Source: Hartford Courant

  3. "I'm proud of him, because he showed us as players how you do your job amid all the hubbub and things, because he never once talked about it," Kitna said. "The way he installed plays this week was the same as he installed plays the first week...
    on Dec 30, 2007 By: Jon Kitna Source: Detroit Free Press

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