fu·​ji | \ ˈfü-(ˌ)jē How to pronounce fuji (audio) \

Definition of fuji

: a spun silk clothing fabric in plain weave originally made in Japan

Examples of fuji in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Like juju, the style popularized by King Sunny Adé, fuji was originally built upon an embarrassment of pulsing polyrhythms shaped on kit drums, congas, bells, shakers, and talking drums, without much else beyond hectoring call-and-response singing. Peter Margasak, Chicago Reader, "Acclaimed master of Nigerian fuji music King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal comes to Square Roots Festival," 5 July 2018

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First Known Use of fuji

1925, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fuji

Fuji, mountain in Japan

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“Fuji.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fuji. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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