follow Dictionary.com

Why turkey has the same name as Turkey

japonaiserie

[jap-uh-nez-uh-ree, -nez-uh-ree; French zha-paw-nezuh-ree] /ˌdʒæp əˌnɛz əˈri, -ˈnɛz ə ri; French ʒa pɔ nɛzəˈri/
noun
1.
stylistic characteristics, as in art, decor, or film, influenced by or reflective of Japanese culture and tradition.
2.
something, as an art object, displaying these characteristics.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; < French, equivalent to japonais Japanese (Japon Japan + -ais < Latin -ēnsis -ensis; cf. -ese) + -erie -ery
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for japonaiserie

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for japonaiserie

0
25
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for japonaiserie