See also: Lulu and LULU

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

(fixed allowance): From the phrase in lieu.

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NounEdit

lulu (plural lulus)

  1. (slang) A remarkable person, object or idea.
    • 2013, Andrew Lycett, Ian Fleming, page 301:
      Seriously, I mean it: From Russia, With Love is a real wowser, a lulu, a dilly and a smasheroo.
  2. (slang) A very attractive or alluring person.
  3. (slang) A very bad mistake or error.
  4. (slang) A fixed allowance paid to a legislator in lieu of reimbursement for actual expenses.

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EsperantoEdit

VerbEdit

lulu

  1. imperative of luli

FijianEdit

NounEdit

lulu

  1. owl

HawaiianEdit

NounEdit

lulu

  1. calm, peace.
  2. shelter; safe place.

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Mauritian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French loup

NounEdit

lulu

  1. wolf
  2. werewolf

ReferencesEdit

  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

SamoanEdit

NounEdit

lulu

  1. barn owl

SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic لُؤْلُؤ(luʾluʾ, pearls).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

lulu (n class, plural lulu)

  1. pearl

YogadEdit

NounEdit

lulú

  1. bubble; foam