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bal•ly•hoo



Pronunciation: (
n.bal'ē-hOO";
v.bal'ē-hOO", bal"ē-hOO'),
[key]
n., pl. -hoos,
v., -hooed, -hoo•ing.


n.
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.

v.t., v.i.
to advertise or push by ballyhoo.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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