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ki·mo·no

 (kə-mō′nō)
n. pl. ki·mo·nos
1. A long, wide-sleeved Japanese robe worn with an obi and often elaborately decorated.
2. A loose, light robe worn chiefly by women.

[Japanese : kiru, to put on, wear + mono, object.]

kimono

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

ki•mo•no

(kəˈmoʊ nə, -noʊ)

n., pl. -nos.
1. a loose, wide-sleeved Japanese robe, fastened at the waist with a broad sash.
2. a loose dressing gown.
[1885–90; < Japanese]
ki•mo′noed, adj.

kimono

1. A Japanese word meaning garment, used to mean a traditional long Japanese robe or a garment in this style.
2. A long, wide-sleeved Japanese robe fastened by a sash, or a women’s dress in similar style.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kimono - a loose robekimono - a loose robe; imitated from robes originally worn by Japanese
robe - any loose flowing garment
Translations
كيمونو: لِباس يَرتَديه اليابانيون
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kimonó
japanskur sloppur
和服着物
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kimono

[kɪˈməʊnəʊ] N (kimonos (pl)) → kimono m, quimono m

kimono

[kɪˈməʊnəʊ] nkimono m

kimono

nKimono m

kimono

[kɪˈməʊnəʊ] nchimono

kimono

(kiˈmounəu) , ((American) -nə) plural kiˈmonos noun
a loose Japanese robe, fastened with a sash.
References in classic literature ?
At night my room is like the shaft of a coal mine, and it makes Billy Jackson look like the big diamond pin that Night fastens her kimono with.
He blew a hole in the skirt of my kimono, bless his shaky old hand, but we got a jacket on him, and he's to be all right in a week.
Elizabeth got out of bed, wrapped her small body in a pink kimono, thrust her small feet into a pair of blue slippers, yawned again, and went downstairs.
When he opens it he is confronted with a dainty and exquisitely clean young Japanese lady in a simple blue cotton kimono printed cunningly with small white jasmine blossoms.
Nathan's parents designated funds for our 1,000 Crane Project which includes mailing 1,000 origami paper cranes across the nation and completing a decorative kimono (a traditional Japanese garment) project.
Among those attending the first session of the New Year in traditional clothing was Posts and Telecommunications Minister Seiko Noda, who chose a bright green kimono for the occasion.
The word kimono came into use in Japan in the late nineteenth century as a means to distinguish native styles of clothing from yofuku, Western clothing alternatives then becoming increasingly commonplace.
Some of the participants: Kimono My House (1424 62nd Street) offers silk kimonos, porcelain dolls, and vintage toys; Pamela Drake Imports (5515 Doyle Street, # 15) has a colorful array of South American crafts and gifts; and the Cohn-Stone Studios (5755 Landregan Street) sells unique art glass--such as the intricate Space Cup series ($38 to $4,500 each)--and handsome vases, cylinders, and bowls.
A cute kaftan or a kimono is perfect if you are off on holiday.