Meaning of “hubbub” in the English Dictionary


"hubbub" in English

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hubbubnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈhʌb.ʌb/ us /ˈhʌb.ʌb/

a loud noise, especially caused by a lot of people all talking at the same time:

I could hardly hear myself speak above all the hubbub in the bar.

general excitement and activity:

Once the hubbub of the election had died down, it was back to normal for the president.

(Definition of “hubbub” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hubbub" in American English

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hubbubnoun [ U ]

us /ˈhʌb·ʌb/

a mixture of continuing noises producing a feeling of busy activity or confused excitement:

There is always quite a hubbub in the hallways between class periods when students are moving from one room to another.

(Definition of “hubbub” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)