Informal a commotion, fuss, or to-do
Origin of hoo-haechoic
- A fuss; a disturbance: “the subject of this last hoo-hah” (William Safire).
- A chortle or laugh: got a good hoo-ha out of that story.
Origin of hoo-haPerhaps from Yiddish hu-ha, to-do, uproar, exclamation.
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