Function: noun
Etymology: From French brouhaha (1552), said to have been in medieval theater “the cry of the devil disguised as clergy.” Perhaps from Hebrew barukh habba’ “blessed be the one who comes,” used on public occasions.
Date: 1890
Definition: 1: loud confused noise from many sources; 2: a confused disturbance far greater than its cause merits.

Damn, you gotta love a word with haha in it.

1 Comment »

  1. I think we had one of these this morning ;-)

    #1 by christian — August 17, 2004 @ 10:38 am

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