Definition of luau in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈluːaʊ

noun (plural same or luaus)

A Hawaiian party or feast, especially one accompanied by some form of entertainment: the hotel’s nightly luau has been moved indoors
More example sentences
  • He had went with her to get an interview with that newspaper, he had gone with her to get her car fixed and remodeled, he had accompanied her to formal events and costume parties, luaus and clubs.
  • They were long staff-style torches mounted at an angle to the floor, looking like those usually associated with Hawaiian luaus.
  • You're here, at a Hawaiian luau, and you order a martini?


from Hawaiian lu'au.

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