kimono[kə mō′nə, -nō′]
Mother and daughter dressed in kimonos.
- a robe with wide sleeves and a sash, part of the traditional costume of Japanese men and women
- a loose dressing gown
Origin of kimonoJapanese ki (; from kiru, to wear) + mono, thing
- A long, wide-sleeved Japanese robe worn with an obi and often elaborately decorated.
- A loose, light robe worn chiefly by women.
Origin of kimonoJapanese : kiru, to put on, wear + mono, object.
(plural kimono or kimonos)
In Japanese, a yukata is not considered to be a type of kimono, except in the broad meaning of kimono of clothing.
From Japanese 着物 (kimono).