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kimono

[kuh-moh-nuh, -noh] /kəˈmoʊ nə, -noʊ/
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
1885-1890
1885-90; < Japanese: clothing, garb, equivalent to ki wear + mono thing
Related forms
kimonoed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for kimonoed

kimono

/kɪˈməʊnəʊ/
noun (pl) -nos
1.
a loose sashed ankle-length garment with wide sleeves, worn in Japan
2.
any garment copied from this
Derived Forms
kimonoed, adjective
Word Origin
C19: from Japanese: clothing, from kiru to wear + mono thing
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Word Origin and History for kimonoed

kimono

n.

1630s, from Japanese kimono, literally "a thing put on," from ki "wear, put on" + mono "thing."

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Slang definitions & phrases for kimonoed

kimono

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