noun muu·muu \ˈmü-ˌmü\

: a Hawaiian dress that is usually long, loose-fitting, and decorated with bright colors

Full Definition of MUUMUU

:  a loose often long dress having bright colors and patterns and adapted from the dresses originally distributed by missionaries to the native women of Hawaii

Origin of MUUMUU

Hawaiian mu'umu'u, from mu'umu'u cut off
First Known Use: 1923

Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, bumbershoot, cravat, dishabille, furbelow, layette, raiment, spectator


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