Thursday, January 11, 2007

Ballyhoo

bal·ly·hoo [n. bal-ee-hoo; v. bal-ee-hoo, bal-ee-hoo]
noun
plural -hoos, verb, -hooed, -hoo·ing
1.a clamorous and vigorous attempt to win customers or advance any cause; blatant advertising or publicity.
2.clamor or outcry.
3.a halfbeak, Hemiramphus brasiliensis, inhabiting both sides of the Atlantic Ocean.
–verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
4.to advertise or push by ballyhoo.

[Origin: 1830–40, Americanism; of uncert. orig.]

1. buildup, hoopla, fanfare; hype.

3 comments:

Tokyo Pink said...

huh??

Tokyo Pink said...

what I meant was, what's this site for???

Tiffany said...

that post is comming soon...

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