Definition of ukulele noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

ukulele

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌjuːkəˈleɪli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌjuːkəˈleɪli//
 
 
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a musical instrument with four strings, like a small guitar Word Origin late 19th cent.: from Hawaiian, literally ‘jumping flea’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ukulele