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Definition of "ballyhooed" []

  • A noisy, confused, or nonsensical situation or uproar (noun)
  • Sensational or blatant advertising or publicity (noun)
  • To advertise or publicize by sensational or blatant methods (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of ballyhoo. (verb)

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  • Sensationalised; presented with grand claims. (adjective)

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Use "ballyhooed" in a sentence
  • "When some of these players sign with teams, I want to be able to look back on July 1, 2010 -- the beginning of the most ballyhooed free agency period in professional sports (... yes, I used the word ballyhooed in a sentence) -- and say simply that I called it."
  • "-- the beginning of the most ballyhooed free agency period in professional sports (... yes, I used the word ballyhooed in a sentence) -- and say simply that I called it."
  • "Guedes calls the ballyhooed Niteroi museum "an expensive lookout tower," and Brasilia's photogenic ministerial esplanade "columns of block buildings marching in a military parade.""