lulu


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lu·lu

 (lo͞o′lo͞o)
n. Slang
A remarkable person, object, or idea.

[Alteration (probably influenced by the nickname Lulu) of obsolete looly.]

lulu

(ˈluːluː)
n
slang a person or thing considered to be outstanding in size, appearance, etc
[C19: probably from the nickname for Louise]

lu•lu1

(ˈlu lu)

n., pl. -lus.
Slang. any remarkable or outstanding person or thing.
[1855–60; perhaps generic use of the proper name Lulu]

lu•lu2

(ˈlu lu)

n., pl. -lus. Slang.
a fixed allowance paid to a legislator in lieu of reimbursement for actual expenses.
(lulu1, with play on lieu, from a facetious remark attributed to NY governor Al Smith]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lulu - a very attractive or seductive looking womanlulu - a very attractive or seductive looking woman
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"
Translations

lulu

n (inf) (object) → tolles Ding (inf); (person) → toller Typ (inf); a lulu of a storyeine tolle Geschichte (inf); a lulu of a mistakeein dicker Hund (inf)
References in classic literature ?
Spider sang "The Boston Burglar" and "Black Lulu." The Queen sang "Then I Wisht I Were a Little Bird." And her sister Tess sang "Oh, Treat My Daughter Kindily." The fun grew fast and furious.
And Spider sang: "Oh, it's Lulu, black Lulu, my darling, Oh, it's where have you been so long?
He clasps white hands in his, but no electric "Lulu"-like force holds him bound in their dainty pressure.
"That time won't come to us, just yet," said the Shaggy Man, sternly: "I'm something of a singer myself, and I don't intend to be throttled by any Lulus like your coal-black one.
LuLu Hypermarket, the region's largest hypermarket chain, has launched its back-to-school promotion called "Shop at LuLu Fly to NASA." The campaign features an exciting competition in which 12 students will be selected to experience and visit the NASA center in the US.
As Lulu grows closer to the royal couple, who are long suspected of being Nazi sympathizers, she gleans deeper insights into their complex web of political, racial and financial intrigue.
The branch at Nujum al Amerat was inaugurated by Sheikh Ali Abdullah al Hashmi, deputy wali of Amerat, in the presence of Sheikh Mohammed Hamed Ali al Ghazali, director, Lulu Exchange, Adeeb Ahamed, managing director, Lulu Exchange, officials and other dignitaries.
The branch was inaugurated by LuLu Group chairman Yusuffali M A in the presence of LuLu International Exchange executive director Adeeb Ahamed, dignitaries, guests and the senior management of LuLu Group International and Lulu International Exchange.
The branch was inaugurated by Yusuffali MA, Chairman, LuLu Group International in the presence of Adeeb Ahamed, Executive Director, LuLu International Exchange, dignitaries, guests and the senior management of LuLu Group International and Lulu International Exchange.
Oisin Ruskin suggested having his locks cropped in solidarity with Lulu, who lost hers during chemotherapy.
Nine days after returning home to Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire, eightweek-old Lulu arrived.
LuLu Exchange currently has more than 180 branches spread across the UAE, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, India, Seychelles, Hong Kong and Philippines.