muumuu

US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmuˌmu/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(mo̅o̅mo̅o̅′)



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
muu•muu /ˈmuˌmu/USA pronunciation   n.[countable]pl.  -muus. 
  1. Clothinga long, loose-hanging dress, usually brightly colored or patterned, worn esp. by Hawaiian women.
  2. Clothinga similar dress worn as a housedress.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
muu•muu  (mo̅o̅mo̅o̅′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Clothinga long, loose-hanging dress, usually brightly colored or patterned, worn esp. by Hawaiian women.
  2. Clothinga similar dress worn as a housedress.
  • Hawaiian mu’umu’u name of the dress, literally, cut-off; so called because it originally lacked a yoke
  • 1920–25

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
muu-muu /ˈmuːˌmuː/ n
  1. a loose brightly-coloured dress worn by women in Hawaii
Etymology: from Hawaiian
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