Definitions for hoo-haˈhuˌhɑ; ˌhuˈhɑ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hoo-ha*ˈhuˌhɑ; ˌhuˈhɑ(n.; interj.)(pl.)-ha or -has

or hoo-hah

  1. (n.)an uproarious commotion.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

  2. (interj.)(used to express mock surprise or excitement.)

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

* Informal..

Origin of hoo-ha:

1930–35; prob. < Yiddish hu-ha to-do, uproar, exclamation of surprise; cf. Pol hu-ha exclamation of joy

Princeton's WordNet

  1. disturbance, disruption, commotion, flutter, hurly burly, to-do, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfuffle(noun)

    a disorderly outburst or tumult

    "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"


  1. hoo-ha(Noun)

    A fuss, uproar, commotion or stir; hype; brouhaha

    There was a big hoo-ha about it in the papers, and then the world completely forgot the matter.

  2. hoo-ha(Noun)


  3. Origin: Perhaps from הו־האַ

Anagrams of hoo-ha

  1. hooah


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