[ jap-uh-nesk ]

  1. having a Japanese style.

Origin of Japanesque

First recorded in 1880–85; Japan + -esque

Words Nearby Japanesque

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How to use Japanesque in a sentence

  • 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