kimono

[ kuh-moh-nuh, -noh ]
/ kəˈmoʊ nə, -noʊ /

noun, plural ki·mo·nos.

a loose, wide-sleeved robe, fastened at the waist with a wide sash, characteristic of Japanese costume.
a woman's loose dressing gown.

Origin of kimono

1885–90; < Japanese: clothing, garb, equivalent to ki wear + mono thing
Related formski·mo·noed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for kimono

kimono

/ (kɪˈməʊnəʊ) /

noun plural -nos

a loose sashed ankle-length garment with wide sleeves, worn in Japan
any garment copied from this
Derived Formskimonoed, adjective

Word Origin for kimono

C19: from Japanese: clothing, from kiru to wear + mono thing
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Word Origin and History for kimono

kimono


n.

1630s, from Japanese kimono, literally "a thing put on," from ki "wear, put on" + mono "thing."

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