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English definition of “hurly-burly”

hurly-burly

noun [U] uk   /ˈhɜː.liˌbɜː.li/ us    /ˈhɝː.liˌbɜːr-/
noisy activity: We got tired of the hurly-burly of city life, so we moved to the country.Noise and noisyBusy and activeHurrying and doing things quickly
(Definition of hurly-burly from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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