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[hou-ree; Japanese hah-aw-ree]
noun, plural ha·o·ris, Japanese ha·o·ri.
  1. a loose, knee-length, Japanese garment resembling a coat.
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Origin of haori

< Japanese, earlier faori or fawori, of uncertain etymology
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Examples from the Web for haori

Historical Examples

  • Turning unexpectedly her sunshade caught in his haori (cloak), which thereby was slightly torn.

    The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari

    James S. De Benneville

  • 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.