Definition for hula-hula (2 of 2)
Origin of hula
Examples from the Web for hula-hula
Felix again endeavored to fathom the mysteries of the hula-hula.
Satiated, at last, in the very bitterness of their unnatural gayety, they called for the hula-hula as a fitting close.
Felix again endeavoured to fathom the mysteries of the hula-hula.Summer Cruising in the South Seas|Charles Warren Stoddard
Tehei danced the Tahitian hula-hula and Henry did the Samoan seva-seva.Through the South Seas with Jack London|Martin Johnson
British Dictionary definitions for hula-hula
Word Origin for hula
Word Origin and History for hula-hula
"traditional dance of Hawaii," 1825, from Hawaiian. As a verb from 1952. Hula hoop first recorded in fall of 1958, when it was a craze; so called from resemblance of motions of one using it to the dancers' hip circles.