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muumuu

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noun muu·muu \ˈmü-ˌmü\

Simple Definition of muumuu

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of muumuu

  1. :  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 and Etymology of muumuu

Hawaiian mu'umu'u, from mu'umu'u cut off


First Known Use: 1923


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