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brouhaha Syllabification: brou·ha·ha
Pronunciation: /ˈbro͞ohäˌhä/

Definition of brouhaha in English:


A noisy and overexcited reaction or response to something: 24 members resigned over the brouhaha all that election brouhaha
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  • At first I thought Steve had conjured up the entire brouhaha to drum up publicity, but no.
  • Amid all the election brouhaha over here, it's easy to miss Jennifer Lopez's bid for power stateside.
  • Speaking of storms, what a brouhaha at work today.


Late 19th century: from French, probably imitative.

Words that rhyme with brouhaha

Mudéjar • pakeha • Doha

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