lollapalooza


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lol·la·pa·loo·za

also lal·la·pa·loo·za  (lŏl′ə-pə-lo͞o′zə)
n. Slang
Something outstanding of its kind.

[Origin unknown.]

lollapalooza

,

lollapaloosa

or

lalapalooza

n
slang US something excellent
[origin unknown]

lol•la•pa•loo•za

or lol•la•pa•loo•sa

(ˌlɒl ə pəˈlu zə)

n., pl. -zas or -sas. Slang.
an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.
[1900–05, Amer.; orig. uncertain]
Translations

lollapalooza

, lollapaloosa
n (dated US sl: = amazing thing) → Wahnsinnsding nt (inf); (= large thing)Riesending nt (inf)
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