noun[in singular] • informal
- A commotion; a fuss: remember all the hullabaloo over the golf ball?More example sentences
- Do you remember the big hullabaloo when Brian Moree tabled his report on immigration.
- We instantly remembered the whole hullabaloo around the release of the alien autopsy tapes back in 1995 and the controversy it caused world-wide.
- For example, remember the hullabaloo about the so-called ‘Mozart effect’ a few years ago.
mid 18th century: reduplication of hallo, hullo, etc..