noun, plural ki·mo·nos.
Origin of kimono
Examples from the Web for kimono
The next time I was in town, I called upon Chiso and was greeted by Emmy Kanasaki, a young woman dressed in a kimono.
A more elegant pencil dress/trench looked a little like a kimono that was tied with a feminine sash.Art Takes the Runway at Burberry Prorsum Fall/Winter 2014 London Fashion Week|Liza Foreman|February 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The 2010 film The Social Network—to borrow a phrase popular with tech types—“opened the kimono” a bit on the industry.
After her set, Viva threw on her kimono and sat down next to me as a younger woman teetered onto the stage.
I saw the car and someone in a long blue Japanese kimono, but it was Brando in the kimono (also wearing brown fur snow boots).
She got into her kimono and with a little sigh sat down at the table and began to write.The Angel of Terror|Edgar Wallace
The duenna had scuttled forward on her knees and, amid a series of cries, was pressing the hem of the kimono to her lips.The Azure Rose|Reginald Wright Kauffman
Molly, still in her kimono, flew to the regions below and began frantically to search for something to concoct into luncheon.Molly Brown of Kentucky|Nell Speed
She flung off her kimono, and quickly donned a linen suit, selecting the one she could get into most easily.Betty's Happy Year|Carolyn Wells
She was clothed in a kimono and lay upon the sidewalk near the curb.Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror|Richard Linthicum
British Dictionary definitions for kimono
noun plural -nos
Word Origin for kimono
Word Origin and History for kimono
1630s, from Japanese kimono, literally "a thing put on," from ki "wear, put on" + mono "thing."