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ukiyo–e

noun uki·yo–e \ü-ˌkē-ō-ˈyā, -ˈā\

Definition of ukiyo–e

  1. :  a Japanese art movement that flourished from the 17th to the 19th century and produced paintings and prints depicting the everyday life and interests of the common people; also :  the paintings and prints themselves




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