[jap-uh-nez-uh-ree, -nez-uh-ree; French zha-paw-nezuh-ree]
- stylistic characteristics, as in art, decor, or film, influenced by or reflective of Japanese culture and tradition.
- something, as an art object, displaying these characteristics.
Origin of japonaiserie
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Examples from the Web for japonaiserie
Once the war-cry of the Goncourts was, Japonaiserie for ever.
Now the docks are a splendid piece of Japonaiserie, both odd, peculiar, and terrific.