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Word of the Day – Brouhaha

By September 22, 2023Word of the Day

Brouhaha (noun)


excited public interest, discussion, or the like, as the clamor attending some sensational event.

Brouhaha was first recorded in English around 1885-90, and comes from the French phrase brou, ha, ha!, which was an exclamation used by characters representing the devil in 16th-century French drama.

Example sentences

“The brouhaha surrounding the allegations kept rumbling on and on.”

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