muu-muu


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muu-muu

(ˈmuːˌmuː)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a loose brightly-coloured dress worn by women in Hawaii. Also: mumu
[from Hawaiian]
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He had admired her so much, remembering particularly how she rose at 5am and changed from her muu-muu (loose dress) into a smart suit.
Le Beau's The Atheist is to whip O'Hair's flabby popular image back into shape, to show the dialectical brilliance she mixed in with her sailor talk, the intellectual muscle packed into that flower print muu-muu. This book fills an important gap in O'Hair biography.
She wears beetle sunglasses and a muu-muu. She's got an ice-cream bar in one hand.