having a Japanese style.

Origin of Japanesque

First recorded in 1880–85; Japan + -esque
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Examples from the Web for japanesque

Historical Examples of japanesque

  • I have 302 nothing to confess, but if I had, I should be Japanesque and keep it to myself.

  • A few fans of the cheap Japanesque variety were pinned here and there in painful regularity.

    Mlle. Fouchette

    Charles Theodore Murray