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Definitions for ballyhoo
ˈbæl iˌhu; ˌbæl iˈhubal·ly·hoo

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ballyhoo, hoopla, hype, plugverb

    blatant or sensational promotion

  2. ballyhooverb

    advertize noisily or blatantly

Wikipedia

  1. Ballyhoo

    The ballyhoo halfbeak or ballyhoo (Hemiramphus brasiliensis) is a baitfish of the halfbeak family (Hemiramphidae). It is similar to the Balao halfbeak (H. balao) in most features. Ballyhoo are frequently used as cut bait and for trolling purposes by saltwater sportsmen. The fish is reported to have caused ciguatera poisoning in humans.Also known as balahu, redtailed balao, and yellowtail ballyhoo, ballyhoo can be seen above the waters skimming the surface to escape from their predators. The appearance is similar to skipping stones on the water.

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  1. ballyhoo

    Ballyhoo refers to excessive or sensational publicity, advertising or fuss; hype; or extravagant or intentional fuss or commotion intended to attract attention. It can also refer to a noisy, confused, or nonsensical situation or uproar. In the natural world, ballyhoo is a type of tropical marine fish.

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  1. Ballyhoo

    The ballyhoo or bally, Hemiramphus brasiliensis, is a baitfish of the halfbeak family. It is similar to the Balao halfbeak. Ballyhoo are frequently used as cut bait and for trolling purposes by saltwater sportsmen. Ballyhoo can also be seen above the waters skimming the surface to escape from their predators. The appearance is similar to skipping stones on the water.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ballyhoo in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ballyhoo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  • патърдия, сензация, шум, вряваBulgarian
  • Klamauk, marktschreierisch anpreisenGerman
  • alboroto, jaleo, alborotarSpanish
  • brasiliannokkakalaFinnish
  • battage, aiguilletteFrench
  • шумиха, сенсация, шум, гамRussian

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