- the traditional Japanese art or technique of folding paper into a variety of decorative or representational forms, as of animals or flowers.
- an object made by origami.
Origin of origami
Examples from the Web for origami
Contemporary Examples of origami
She followed a Japanese tradition that says if you fold 1,000 origami paper cranes, you are granted a wish.Truman’s Grandson & Japan’s A-Bomb Survivors: A Story of Reconciliation
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August 5, 2014
Can you instruct someone how to make an origami ‘cootie catcher’ with just words?Can You Answer These 10 Oddball Job Interview Questions Asked at America’s Top Tech Companies?
January 17, 2014
When folded several times, similar to origami, cardboard had legitimate structural strength.Israeli Inventor Builds Cardboard Bikes
June 27, 2013
This is why 18 of the top 20 origami experts in the world are tall people.How Can the Republicans Take Back the Majority?
November 9, 2012
- the art or process, originally Japanese, of paper folding
Word Origin for origami
1956, from Japanese origami, from ori "fold" + kami "paper."