Definition of "ukulele" []

  • (noun) A small four-stringed guitar popularized in Hawaii.

Use "ukulele" in a sentence

  • "The ukulele, which was based on the four-stringed braginho or cavaquinhos from Portugal is an example of an earlier small-sized European guitar being introduced to a different society; the word ukulele is Hawaiian for "flea"."
  • "The Hawaiians gave the instrument the name ukulele, which translates to ‘jumping flea.’"
  • "The ukulele is not an instrument you normally associate with the blues; nor is the blues section where you'd expect to find a Cyndi Lauper CD."

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