—v.bal'ē-hOO", bal"ē-hOO'), [key]
—n., pl. -hoos,
—v., -hooed, -hoo•ing.
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.
to advertise or push by ballyhoo.
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