from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A long, wide-sleeved Japanese robe worn with an obi and often elaborately decorated.
- n. A loose, light robe worn chiefly by women.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A form of traditional Japanese clothing that is worn in formal occasions.
- n. Plural form of kimono.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of loose robe or gown tied with a sash, worn as a traditional outer garment by Japanese women and men. Women may wear it with a broad sash called an obi, having a large bow in the back. At present (1998), most Japanese wear it only at home or on ceremonial occasions, western-style clothing being more common in the workplace.
- n. A similar gown worn as a dressing gown by women of Western nations.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Jap. costume, a garment resembling a European dressing-gown, folding across the breast, leaving the neck exposed, and held in place by a sash.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a loose robe; imitated from robes originally worn by Japanese
Japanese : kiru, to put on, wear + mono, object.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Japanese 着物 (kimono). (Wiktionary)