• Slang – Hullabaloo
  • Meaning – A commotion, disturbance, uproar or fuss. This expression is used to describe some kind of noisy argument or disagreement. A hullabaloo is a loud noise caused by people who are annoyed or angry.
  • A similar informal expression is kerfuffle.
  • Hullabaloo is British English slang. This expression originated in Scotland. This is quite an old-fashioned expression that is still used today.
Example:
  • “I just wanted to borrow a book but the librarian was crazy. He created a hullabaloo over nothing!”