Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of muumuu.

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Examples

  • Imagine Ann coming home from class one day in Hawaii in fall 1960 in one of her all-concealing muumuus—she had written Botkin that muumuus were worn on campus—and telling her father that there was this charming, larger-than-life Kenyan in her class.

    Deconstructing Obama

  • The Botánica Yemaya is located on Federal Boulevard in Denver, right around the strip malls, before you get to the Mexican grocery that exploits Spanish-speakers by charging too much, and before what we call The Hill of Despair, near I-70, where flowered crosses hang every ten feet, confused ladies shuffle around in muumuus, and odd "couples" walk from one place to the next holding hands uncomfortably.

    Angora Holly Polo: The Get Rich Bubble Bath

  • The Botánica Yemaya is located on Federal Boulevard in Denver, right around the strip malls, before you get to the Mexican grocery that exploits Spanish-speakers by charging too much, and before what we call The Hill of Despair, near I-70, where flowered crosses hang every ten feet, confused ladies shuffle around in muumuus, and odd "couples" walk from one place to the next holding hands uncomfortably.

    Angora Holly Polo: The Get Rich Bubble Bath

  • Also remove all things frumpifying: mom jeans, maternity muumuus, anything pleated, too-tiny hobo bags, trashed shoes and belts, ugly orthotic-looking footwear, out-of-date blazers, boxy blouses.

    Amy Tara Koch: A Five-Minute Fix: The Fine Art of Purging Your Wardrobe

  • They wore bright-colored muumuus and had tiny, hard-bottomed slippers on their feet.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Dad

  • There was a great deal of me running about as a teenager in ill-fitting, garish 60's floral print muumuus.

    Lesley M. M. Blume: Woman Of Style: Katherine Johnstone, Vintage Goddess

  • Her wardrobe consists of floral muumuus and clogs, and she stuffs her eyelids with enough blue eyeshadow to smother a small country.

    Love, Death and Doughnut Holes « A Fly in Amber

  • The book captures a purer, more romantic version of the game that's all but disappeared—one in which head coaches wore well-tailored suits instead of Bill Belichick-style male muumuus.

    The Gridiron's Golden Age

  • Though she was crap at painting, she is wonderful in this medium, this metaphysical language of muumuus.

    Vivian Rising

  • Instead, she was stuck in the era of Earth shoes, muumuus, and rust-colored pantsuits.

    Georgia’s Kitchen

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