[noun hoo-hah; interjection hoo-hah] /noun ˈhuˌhɑ; interjection ˌhuˈhɑ/ Informal.
an uproarious commotion.
(used to express mock surprise or excitement.)
a noisy commotion or fuss
An exclamation of astonishment, admiration, envy, scorn, deflation, etc: Does she gossip? Hoo-ha
[1930s+; fr Yiddish]
[1931+; perhaps influenced by hoo-ha1; first attested in early 1900s British armed forces as ”an argument; an artillery demonstration,” and probably echoic-symbolic of a loud fuss, like hoopla, to-do, brouhaha, foofooraw, and hooley]
noun An important person; pooh-bah: and the rest of the town’s hoohaws (1970s+)
[hoo k-uh] /ˈhʊk ə/ noun 1. a tobacco pipe of Near Eastern origin with a long, flexible tube by which the smoke is drawn through a jar of water and thus cooled. /ˈhʊkə/ noun 1. an oriental pipe for smoking marijuana, tobacco, etc, consisting of one or more long flexible stems connected to a container […]
noun 1. a two-piece clothes fastener, usually of metal, consisting of a hook that catches onto a loop or bar. 2. a three-piece latching device consisting of a hook attached to a screw eye or an eyebolt and a separate screw eye or eyebolt that the hook engages as it bridges a gap, as one […]
noun 1. a fire engine, usually a tractor-trailer, fitted with long, extensible ladders and other equipment.