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uke

[ yook ]
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noun Informal.
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Origin of uke

By shortening
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How to use uke in a sentence

  • Uke causes still produce like effects; in the same manner as in the mutual action of the elements and powers of nature.

  • But Judy, can you imagine my uke sounding weird strains, under windows and behind closet doors?

    Jane Allen: Center|Edith Bancroft
  • Personally, I feel I should have to use a can opener, but you know how popular the uke is now, Janie.

    Jane Allen: Center|Edith Bancroft
  • Sometimes they overlapped each other, and rose Uke an immense staircase.

    Hyacinth|George A. Birmingham
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