Definition of brouhaha in English:


Line breaks: brou|haha
Pronunciation: /ˈbruːhɑːhɑː


A noisy and overexcited reaction or response to something: the brouhaha over those infamous commercials [mass noun]: 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.

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