See also: lou, lóu, lòu, lōu, lǒu, and lo'u

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Etymology 1Edit

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Lou (countable and uncountable, plural Lous)

  1. (countable) A unisex given name
    1. A diminutive of the male given name Louis.
    2. A diminutive of the female given names Louisa or Louise; often also used as a middle name.
  2. (with definite article) A nickname for St. Louis. A city in Missouri, United States
QuotationsEdit
  • 2000 Nelly, "Country Grammar (Hot Shit"). Country Grammar, Universal Records.
    I'm from the Lou and I'm proud.
  • 2006, Anne Tyler, Digging to America, Alfred A. Knopf, →ISBN, page 25:
    Pat and Lou, their names were. The man was Pat and the woman was Lou, or was it the other way around? Maryam knew she was going to have trouble with that.
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Etymology 2Edit

Proper nounEdit

Lou

  1. A Southeast Admiralty Islands language spoken on Lou Island of Manus Province, Papua New Guinea.
  2. The Torricelli language of Papua New Guinea.

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FrenchEdit

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Lou m

  1. a diminutive of the male given name Louis

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Lou f

  1. a diminutive of the female given name Louise