PRONUNCIATION: (BROO-ha-ha, broo-ha-HA, broo-HA-ha)

noun: Noise, confusion, and excitement, especially over something insignificant.
From French, of imitative origin. It has been also suggested it's an alteration of the Hebrew term barukh habba (welcome, literally, "blessed be the one who comes"). It was also used in French drama for a devil's cry as: brou, ha, ha! Earliest documented use: 1890.
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BROUHAHAT - a silk hat made from a sow's ear