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A lightweight informal kimono, usually made of cotton.

[Japanese, short for yukatabira : yu, hot water (since it is worn before and after bathing) + katabira, cloth for a hanging screen, lightweight kimono (originally, one side of a lined kimono) (from kata, side, direction + hira, leaf, sheet).]


(Clothing & Fashion) a light, cotton Japanese kimono worn during the summer or after a bath
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On the occasion, various activity booths were also set-up, showcasing cosplay and Yukata (a light cotton kimono) experiences, artwork and origami learning.
We are now promoting a program to enable tourists to take scenic photos by using a drone or to rent Japanese yukata (summer kimono).
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Such an example as (1) (created for illustration purposes, hopefully never to be seen in a published translation), while creating some kind of specific Japanese atmosphere, would not be entirely comprehensible to the readers, even if they could infer from the context that yukata is a type of garment or hat, that genkan refers to a space, and that shoji is some kind of access point to an inner space.
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Instead of Georges Mathieu wearing a white yukata and brandishing his brush on the rooftop of an Osaka department store in 1957, there is Shiraga skidding and sliding across a board, his feet unencumbered but his hands tightly gripping a rope for balance.
He bent to spike his hoe into the dirt, dragging it along its furrow, his yukata sleeve tied back with hemp rope.
El futuro rey de Inglaterra participo en una cena en la que lucio la yukata, un kimono-pijama que es el dress code para estos actos.
Just before sipping, Budoor introduced me to her Yukata Experience where she dressed me up in a kimono to fully enjoy the moment.
Erdossy, an actor from Arlington performing with the Blue Man Group, was waiting with his 2-year-old son Leo, both wearing traditional Japanese geta (sandals with a wooden base) and yukata (or kimono), for his wife Seiko Kitagawa to perform a traditional Japanese dance.