Examples of uke in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro returns to Connecticut, a state which houses many uke enthusiasts. Christopher Arnott, Hartford Courant, 12 Nov. 2022 The fest is presented by Simsbury Meadows, but in keeping with the miniature scale of the uke, it’s being held in a smaller venue, Simsbury’s Eno Memorial Hall. Christopher Arnott, Hartford Courant, 1 Sep. 2022 Every guitarist seems to have a uke handy in the closet or in the trunk of the car. Christopher Arnott, Hartford Courant, 1 Sep. 2022 Torstenson says the 14-instrument (counting the uke) theft is the most significant Fret Shop’s endured in recent memory. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, 6 July 2022 The uke gave him a fresh outlet with which to explore these ideas. Christopher Arnott, courant.com, 27 Dec. 2021 Kinetic Ukes, the north central Connecticut uke community, gathers for a free 3 p.m. show on Aug. 15, rain or shine. Christopher Arnott, courant.com, 12 Aug. 2021 The company sold more than a half-million ukes last year alone. Bill Fink, SFChronicle.com, 22 Oct. 2019 Bring your uke for an evening of strumming, singing and just having a good time. cleveland, 11 Oct. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1921, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uke was in 1921

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“Uke.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uke. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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