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ballyhoo

noun [U] uk   /ˌbæl.ɪˈhuː/ us    /ˈbæl.ɪ.hu/ old-fashioned slang
a lot of noise and activity, often with no real purpose: I can't see what all this ballyhoo is about.
Translations of “ballyhoo”
in Spanish bombo, propaganda estrepitosa…
in French battage…
in German der Rummel…
in Chinese (Traditional) 喧鬧,吵吵嚷嚷, 嘩眾取寵…
in Chinese (Simplified) 喧闹,吵吵嚷嚷, 哗众取宠…
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