Definition of uke in English:

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uke

Pronunciation: /juːk/

noun

informal
Short for ukulele.
Example sentences
  • So instead, I board the train with a pack on my back, a uke in my hand, and a song in my heart, attracting wary glances from everybody else on the platform.
  • When, in the early 20th century, mainland America fell in love with Hawaii, it fell in love with the uke too.
  • ‘I always felt they came to a stop whenever I had to play the uke,’ he recounted.
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