What does hubbub mean?

Definitions for hubbubˈhʌb ʌb

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hubbub, uproar, brouhaha, katzenjammer(noun)

    loud confused noise from many sources


  1. hubbub(Noun)

    A confused uproar, commotion, tumult or racket.

  2. Origin: Perhaps from Irish; compare Irish ababú! (a battle-cry), Gaelic ub! ub! (expressing contempt, etc.), ubh ubh! (expressing disgust).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hubbub(verb)

    a loud noise of many confused voices; a tumult; uproar

  2. Origin: [Cf. Whoobub, Whoop, Hoop, v. i.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hubbub

    hub′ub, n. a confused sound of many voices: riot: uproar. [Prob. a repetition of hoop, whoop.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hubbub in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hubbub in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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