kimono

[kuh-moh-nuh, -noh]
noun, plural kimonos.
1.
a loose, wide-sleeved robe, fastened at the waist with a wide sash, characteristic of Japanese costume.
2.
a woman's loose dressing gown.

Origin:
1885–90; < Japanese: clothing, garb, equivalent to ki wear + mono thing

kimonoed, adjective
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kimono (kɪˈməʊnəʊ)
 
n , pl -nos
1.  a loose sashed ankle-length garment with wide sleeves, worn in Japan
2.  any garment copied from this
 
[C19: from Japanese: clothing, from kiru to wear + mono thing]
 
ki'monoed
 
adj

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kimono
1637, from Japanese kimono, lit. "a thing put on," from ki "wear" + mono "thing."
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Example sentences
She herself found the kimono more comfortable than western clothes.
Wrapped in a blue kimono, she motioned for the team to sit down.
The waitresses will be in kimono, but they won't have time for games.
Kimono slippers are among the new things in footwear.
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