hoo-ha

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hoo-ha a disorderly outburst or tumult "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"
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Usage

In literature:

Nay, wench, whatever hoo said, hoo can know nought about it now, and I mun ha' a sup o' drink just to steady me again sorrow.
"North and South" by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Ha ha, hoo hoo, ho ho!
"Overland" by John William De Forest
But happen hoo'd ha' snapped him.
"Lancashire Idylls (1898)" by Marshall Mather
Ey noticed Elizabeth Device near th' stables last neet, an ey shouldna wonder if hoo ha' bewitched him.
"The Lancashire Witches" by William Harrison Ainsworth
I kenra hoo I could ever hae ha'en sic an ambeetion to hae thae stuff-bottomed chairs.
"A Window in Thrums" by J. M. Barrie
I believe hoo'd ha' enjoyed th' ride in a quiet way.
"That Lass O' Lowrie's" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
I 'd ha' ye mind a wee hoo ye please her fancy.
"Roland Cashel Volume I (of II)" by Charles James Lever
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In poetry:

O aul' kirkyard! O aul' kirkyard!
Hoo aft ha'e I, wi' langin' e'en,
Leuk't ower thy moulderin' wa' to see
The grave aneath the brier sae green.
"The Aul' Kirkyard" by Janet Hamilton
Then the win's tak' it up an' they cry to me,
As I lie on the grassy swaird,
"We ha'e ane that kent hoo to live an' dee,
And he sleeps in the auld kirkyaird."
"Patrick Laing" by Alexander Anderson

In news:

""Life begins the second the sperm hits the hoo-ha," Maher explained to Jay Leno Wednesday night.
INTERVIEWS Glitter and Hoo-Ha : Inside Ke$ha's 'My Crazy Beautiful Life'.
Salon Vajazzles Wrong Name on Wife's Hoo-Ha .
INTERVIEWS Glitter and Hoo-Ha: Inside Ke$ha's 'My Crazy Beautiful Life'.
INTERVIEWS Glitter and Hoo -Ha: Inside Ke$ha's 'My Crazy Beautiful Life'.
Salon Vajazzles Wrong Name on Wife's Hoo -Ha.
Da Vinci Hoo -Ha Opens Door on Opus Dei.
Here's an interesting development in the ongoing air security hoo-ha: A little Nevada airport wants to replace TSA screeners with private employees.
Remember all that hoo-ha about Judas Priest retiring after their latest world tour.
In a 2009 issue of the literary magazine Believer, Radiohead main brain Thom Yorke said he was tired of the "creative hoo-ha" of releasing full-length albums.
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