What is another word for kimono?

Pronunciation: [kɪmˈə͡ʊnə͡ʊ] (IPA)

Kimono is a traditional garment worn in Japan that features long billowing sleeves and a wide sash to knot at the waist. This traditional attire also has several synonyms, such as yukata, haori, furisode, and kosode. Yukata is a lighter cotton version of the kimono that is worn in the summer. Haori is a short jacket worn over the kimono. Furisode is a formal kimono worn by unmarried women, and kosode is a kimono with shorter sleeves that was worn by the merchant class. These synonyms not only represent different styles but also the social status and occasions for which they are worn.

What are the hypernyms for Kimono?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Kimono?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for kimono (as nouns)

Usage examples for Kimono

With extraordinary speed and quietness, she rolled up her great masses of black hair, slipped into a yellow kimono and Turkish slippers, and went downstairs.
William McFee
It was a frame for a picture which he bore with him through the years, a picture of himself on a balcony, listening to a girl in a yellow kimono while she whispered and whispered and then sat back in her chair and raised her cup to drink, looking at him over the rim of it with her brilliant amber eyes.
William McFee
She wore a blue and white kimono and had little embroidered Oriental slippers on her feet.
"The Orchard of Tears"
Sax Rohmer

Famous quotes with Kimono

  • The neck is kind of what's sexy in Japan, so you have to have the kimono a little bit back. It was just a whole different way of appealing to what was sexy.
    Lucy Liu

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