happi coat

happi coat

[hap-ee]
noun (sometimes initial capital letters)
a Japanese lounging jacket with wide, loose sleeves and often an overlapping front closure usually tied with a sash.

Origin:
1875–80; < Japanese, earlier fappi, variant of fan-pi < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese bàn half + bèi wear

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To happi coat
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: happenstance
Next Definition: happi-coat
Words Near: happi coat
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for happi coat
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing happi coat
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;