from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Loud noise; din. See Synonyms at noise.
- n. Confusion; tumult.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A confused uproar, commotion, tumult or racket.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A loud noise of many confused voices; a tumult; uproar.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A great noise of many confused voices or sounds; a tumult; uproar; riot.
- n. An old game played by the Indians who formerly inhabited New England, with bones and a platter or tray, and which was accompanied with much noise and the shouting of the word ‘Hubhub’ or ‘Hubbub.’
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. loud confused noise from many sources
After all the pomp and circumstance was over, the current stars of the nation's top offense finally showed what all the hubbub is about.
Gosh, I have got to read her so I'll know what all the hubbub is about!
The Welsh cry was "Ubub!" from whence comes our word hubbub, meaning a confusion.
The new hubbub is about building perceived value, with the tiny burgers often sold in bundles of two, three or even six.
The potential for hubbub is also mitigated by the philosophizing, which ends up being refreshingly character-driven.
The steroid hubbub is hypocrisy beyond even anything the Republicans could vent about.
All the hubbub is just people running off at the mouth because they have nothing better to do.
"All the hubbub is just people running off at the mouth because they have nothing better to do."
For instance, much of the discussion of safety in the recent hubbub is centered on a figure of seven deaths cited by NJBIZ ( "New rules in a medical market fight"), a statewide business publication, as pointed out by the Record.
While I appreciate the accolades and mystique, I really don’t understand what the hubbub is all about.