Definition of "uke" []

  • Informal A ukulele. (noun)

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Use "uke" in a sentence
  • "Sure, a uke is a pretty portable stringed instrument, but it hasn't got anything on this microscale guitar, 10 micrometers long, that requires an atomic force microscope or similar to pluck its tiny strings."
  • "This "Tickler" brand uke is a one-of-a-kind fine art object which is entirely painted in oils on all sides by myself, Amy Crehore, with my trademark motifs: "The Banana Eater" image is on the back (from my "Monkey Love" series), a monkey and "little pierrot" combination are painted on the front."
  • "For people who have music in their heart but lack the inborn talent to express it, the uke is an easy instrument to master."