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Brouhaha (pronounced: /ˈbru hɑ hɑ / ) is a noun and means a noisy and overexcited response or reaction to something. It can be verbal or physical and can vary from two people in a noisy slanging match to mobs rampaging through city centres. It can also refer to the artificial pseudo-excitement generated by the media over something as monumentally boring as an election.
When Sue caught Malcolm stealing her sweets there was a right brouhaha
by AKACroatalin April 17, 2015
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A high degree of activity caused by some controversy in a group of people. Can refer to social, political or physical activity related to the controversy.

A brouhaha is larger than a kerfuffle.
They got into a fight at the pub arguing over that last goal. It turned into a real brouhaha.

The issue is causing quite a brouhaha on Parliament hill.
by Love February 10, 2005
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A scuffle, characterized by pushing, shoving, and/or fighting. A word commonly used by Sportsnet anchor Don Taylor, when this occurs in a hockey game that he is covering.
"...and brouhaha ensues! A reminder to all you young sportscasters out there, when you get a chance to use the word brouhaha, you take it!"-Don Taylor

"Holy shit, check out that brouhaha, they're really goin' at it!"-Random Guy
by brouhaha April 18, 2009
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Uproar, hubbub, general noise and confusion.
Aged butler: What's all this brouhaha?
Nick Danger: Brouhaha? Hahaha.
Aged butler: Hahahaha...
Nick Danger: HAHAHAHAHAHA...
Aged butler: HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!
*SLAM*
Nick Danger: Wait... wait a minute!

from the album "How Can You Be In Two Places At Once When You're Not Anywhere At All" by The Firesign Theater
by tomte May 19, 2004
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A large scale hubbub, generally characterized by people running around like headless chickens. Often remembered by the mnemonic "bro-haha," referring to brouhahas often being had between bros and involving laughter.
Dayyum, brudda! Those brouhahas back at Kamp Academy were the schizz! I wish our physics teacher hadn't walked in on our orgy, though.
by G-String January 03, 2013
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chaos. often used to exlaim suppuriority. Used by uber nerds amd wana be posers.
The French word for Chaos.
This word was orriganly used by Ethan C
Ethan: ALl your books are belong to us!
troy: No!
Ethan: Brouhaha
by Troy February 08, 2005
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