- a feminine name
- [l-]Slang someone or something that is remarkable; now, specif., someone or something that is remarkably complex, difficult, frustrating, etc.
- [l-]Slang a fixed allowance given in lieu of payment for itemized expenses
A remarkable person, object, or idea.
Origin of luluAlteration ( probably influenced by the nickname Lulu ) of obsolete looly
Coined 1981 by American urban planning professor Frank J. Popper in his paper, “Siting LULUs”, Planning Magazine.
- Fairly popular as a formal given name in the latter half of the 19th century.