noun Etymology: probably from Lulu, nickname from Louise Date: 1886 slang one that is remarkable or wonderful <
a lulu of a performance

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  • lulu — (n.) remarkable person or thing, 1886 (first attested in a baseball article from New Orleans, U.S.), of uncertain origin; some suggest a connection to earlier looly beautiful girl, of unknown origin. But the reference more likely is to Lulu Hurst …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Lulu — f German: pet form of LUISE (SEE Luise), originally a reduplicated nursery form. It is now also used in the English speaking world, both as a pet form of LOUISE (SEE Louise) and as an independent given name …   First names dictionary

  • lulu — s. m. 1. Cachorro pequeno, de pelo comprido. 2. Hipocorístico do nome de Luís …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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  • lulú — sustantivo masculino 1. (macho y hembra) Perro pequeño de cierta raza …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

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