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ballyhoo

bal·ly·hoo

ballyhoo

 
pronunciation:
bae li hu [or] bae li hu
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: exaggerated, noisy, insistent advertising or publicity.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: ballyhooed, ballyhooing, ballyhoos
definition: to advertise or publicize by extreme, clamorous methods.
This movie has been ballyhooed, but it is really only average.
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