hoo-ha


hoo-ha

hoo-ha or hoo-hah [noun hoo-hah; interjection hoo-hah]Informal. Word Origin noun

  1. an uproarious commotion.

interjection

  1. (used to express mock surprise or excitement.)

Origin of hoo-ha 1930–35; probably Yiddish hu-ha to-do, uproar, exclamation of surprise; compare Polish hu-ha exclamation of joy Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Related Words for hoohah bomb, phenomenon, agitation, stunner, scandal, portent, wow, flash, commotion, prodigy, surprise, wonder, stir, hit, furor, brouhaha, thrill, miracle, excitement, uproar British Dictionary definitions for hoohah hoo-ha noun

  1. a noisy commotion or fuss

Word Origin for hoo-ha C20: of unknown origin Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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