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English noun: hurly burly

1. hurly burly (state) a disorderly outburst or tumult


SamplesThey were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused.


Synonymscommotion, disruption, disturbance, flutter, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfuffle, to-do


Broader (hypernym)disorder


Narrower (hyponym)convulsion, earthquake, garboil, incident, splash, stir, storm, storm center, storm centre, tempest, tumult, tumultuousness, turmoil, upheaval, uproar









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