Etymology
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hubbub (n.)

1550s, whobub "confused noise," of uncertain origin; according to OED 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."

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Definitions of hubbub

hubbub (n.)
loud confused noise from many sources;
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