kimono

noun ki·mo·no \ kə-ˈmō-(ˌ)nō , -nə \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of kimono

plural kimonos
1 : a long robe with wide sleeves traditionally worn with a broad sash as an outer garment by the Japanese
2 : a loose dressing gown or jacket

kimonoed

play \kə-ˈmō-(ˌ)nōd, -nəd\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of kimono

Japanese, clothes, from ki wearing + mono thing


KIMONO Defined for English Language Learners

kimono

noun

Definition of kimono for English Language Learners

  • : a loose piece of clothing with wide sleeves that is traditionally worn on formal occasions in Japan


KIMONO Defined for Kids

kimono

noun ki·mo·no \ kə-ˈmō-nō \

Definition of kimono for Students

plural kimonos
1 : a loose robe with wide sleeves that is traditionally worn with a broad sash as an outer garment by a Japanese person
2 : a loose dressing gown worn chiefly by women


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