Synonyms for hubbub

Grammar : Noun
Spell : huhb-uhb
Phonetic Transcription : ˈhʌb ʌb

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Définition of hubbub

Origin :
  • 1550s, whobub "confused noise," generally believed to be of Irish origin, perhaps from Gaelic ub!, expression of aversion or contempt, or Old Irish battle cry abu, from buide "victory."
  • noun commotion, disorder
Example sentences :
  • All this hubbub excited the attention of Boxtel, who was just taking his meal by his fireside.
  • Extract from : « The Black Tulip » by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
  • All this hubbub came from a white house about five hundred yards away.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • People turned to see what was the matter, and again did the hubbub increase.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • But, directly we got into the street we were known, and this hubbub began.
  • Extract from : « Barnaby Rudge » by Charles Dickens
  • It was cool and quiet out there after the heat and hubbub of the drawing-room.
  • Extract from : « The Christian » by Hall Caine
  • Some fell to patronizing him, some to advising him, and some to sneering at the hubbub he was making.
  • Extract from : « Capt'n Davy's Honeymoon » by Hall Caine
  • Great was the hubbub, but the door was fast, and a compromise had to be arrived at.
  • Extract from : « Auld Licht Idylls » by J. M. Barrie
  • The scene of scampering and hubbub that ensued baffles all description.
  • Extract from : « The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. » by Washington Irving
  • All was now bustle and hubbub in the late quiet school-room.
  • Extract from : « The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. » by Washington Irving
  • There was riot, wrangling, hubbub and cursing, till the hour of evening prayer.
  • Extract from : « General Gordon » by J. Wardle

Antonyms for hubbub

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