muumuu

noun muu·muu \ ˈmü-ˌmü \

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

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Origin and Etymology of muumuu

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


MUUMUU Defined for English Language Learners

muumuu

noun

Definition of muumuu for English Language Learners

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


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