Meaning of brouhaha

brou•ha•ha

Pronunciation: (br'hä-hä", br"hä-hä', br-hä'hä), [key]
— n.
  1. excited public interest, discussion, or the like, as the clamor attending some sensational event; hullabaloo: The brouhaha followed disclosures of graft at City Hall.
  2. an episode involving excitement, confusion, turmoil, etc., esp. a broil over a minor or ridiculous cause: A brouhaha by the baseball players resulted in three black eyes.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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