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."

updated on September 09, 2015

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Definitions of hubbub from WordNet

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