hullabaloo hullabaloo  /ˌhə lə bə ˈlu/

Definition(s):

  • (n) disturbance usually in protest

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Usage(s):

  1. Despite pleas from the doctors that the hullabaloo was endangering both mother and child, journalists steadfastly prowled the hospital's precincts.
  2. No dreadlocked revelers smoked celebratory reefers in the streets, no armies of conservatives protested, the Mexican media raised no hullabaloo.
  3. While the hullabaloo over 300 may dampen Iranians' holiday spirits, it offers common cause between people and their estranged government.

News

  1. BIBLE: What is an abomination?

    Seems with all the hullabaloo around the Biblical “abomination,” it would be a fun and educational exercise to print the “Why Can’t I Own a Canadian?” response to Dr. Laura Schlessinger’s broadcast rationale for declaring that homosexuality is an abomination. I’ll provide the link: www.humanistsofutah.org/2002/WhyCantIOwnACanadian_10-02.html
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Coeur d'Alene Press

  2. iCloud Finally Looks Like It's Useful (Updating)

    While all the hullabaloo at WWDC is focused on what iOS and OSX look like, we should be more concerned with whether or not they actually work. The late Steve Jobs did say over a decade ago that Apple focuses on not just the aesthetics of its products but also how they actually work: "It's not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works." So you've got to wonder if Apple has ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Gizmodo

  3. Cloud City introduces Green Box

    A hullabaloo and yowzah! experience for the residents of Green Mountain Falls, the 20-ton sculpture with 16 modules is guaranteed to be the biggest thing that ever hit town.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Pikes Peak Courier View

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