kimononoun [ C ]uk /kɪˈməʊ.nəʊ/ us /kəˈmoʊ.noʊ/ plural kimonos
Examples from literature
- In Japan, for example, the colors and patterns on a kimono have great meaning.
- Natural dyes from plants are used, and people believe that the spirit of the plants is brought to the kimono through the dye.
- Red kimonos are the most popular among young women because they are a symbol of youth, beauty, and love.
- The most common example was a small model of a woman in a kimono that served cups of tea to guests.