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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Blatant or sensational promotion v. - Advertise noisily or blatantly.

Usage examples (24)
  • The age saw flagpole sitting, public goldfish swallowing, and other outdoor marathons to generate ballyhoo.
  • That, I venture to say, when the "ballyhoo" is stripped off, is the object of the "New Deal."
  • Ross must be banking on his 'celebrity pulling power' leverage to get him through the 'ballyhoo'.
  • But the ballyhoo was a bit overblown. for more
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