[hou-ree; Japanese hah-aw-ree]
- a loose, knee-length, Japanese garment resembling a coat.
Origin of haori
< Japanese, earlier faori or fawori, of uncertain etymology
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Examples from the Web for haori
Turning unexpectedly her sunshade caught in his haori (cloak), which thereby was slightly torn.
Kibei insisted on aiding Iémon; and Iémon did not dare to refuse his services in donning the haori.
Haori and kimono, hung up there to dry, rustled and moved a little in the draft.
He was glad that many Waseda professors wore Japanese haori and hakama.The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 1