uke

[ yook ]
/ yuk /

noun Informal.

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Origin of uke

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Example sentences from the Web for uke

  • 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