ballyhoo Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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ballyhoonoun [U]

uk   /ˌbæl.ɪˈhuː/  us   /ˈbæl.ɪ.hu/ old-fashioned slang
a lot of ​noise and ​activity, often with no ​realpurpose: I can't ​see what all this ballyhoo is about.
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