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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A woman's long one-piece gown (Hawaiian).

Usage examples (16)
  • I’ve always insisted that the holoku is the most charming garment ever invented for women.
  • She was clad entirely in white, and looked very young and quite tall in the sweeping folds of a holoku of elaborate simplicity and apparent shapelessness.
  • The mother, a slender hapa-haole (half-white), clad in a loose-flowing holoku of white muslin, hastened away swiftly among the banana and papaia trees to remove the...
  • It was only Kamaikui, standing there a massive figure in the dim doorway, a bronze statue clad in a holoku. for more
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