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Word: hubbub

Definition: confused uproar; loud noise; din


Sentences Containing 'hubbub'

It is clear from what that surly fellow said that there are others besides ourselves who are anxious about the matter, and I should--" His remarks were suddenly cut short by a loud hubbub which broke out from the stall which we had just left.
Suddenly, amid all the hubbub of the gale, there burst forth the wild scream of a terrified woman.

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