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lulu

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[ loo-loo ]
/ ˈlu lu /
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noun

Slang. any remarkable or outstanding person or thing: His black eye is a lulu.
(initial capital letter) a female given name, form of Louise.

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Origin of lulu

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First recorded in 1855–60; in slang sense, perhaps generic use of the proper name

Definition for lulu (2 of 2)

lulu2
[ loo-loo ]
/ ˈlu lu /

noun Slang.

a fixed allowance paid to a legislator in lieu of reimbursement for actual expenses.

Origin of lulu

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Special use of lulu1, with play on lieu, from a facetious remark attributed to New York governor Al Smith
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British Dictionary definitions for lulu

lulu
/ (ˈluːluː) /

noun

slang a person or thing considered to be outstanding in size, appearance, etc
C19: probably from the nickname for Louise
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