American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A socklike cotton, silk, or nylon foot covering with a separate section for the big toe and a thick padded sole, worn in Japan with thong sandals, clogs, or zoris.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A low sock of white or blue cotton worn by the Japanese. It has a thick sole and a separate part for the great toe.
- n. a sock with a separation for the big toe; worn with thong sandals by the Japanese
- Japanese (Wiktionary)
- Japanese. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Also, she wore white socks we call tabi, which button along the side with a snug fit.”
“Who Loves to Sew: I think those Japanese sock thingies are called tabi, or something to that effect.”
“On her feet went Japanese-style tabi socks with a slit between her big toe and the next, then rope-soled sandals.”
““Inessential driving” was banned eighteen months before Pearl Harbor, and soon thereafter production of rubber-soled tabi shoes was halted to save raw material.”
“Lalithra 1 year ago perfect concept. that vid was fire tabi Bonney 1 year ago dope!”
“He concentrated on the feel of the grass through his thin tabi slippers.”
“Entries must creatively tackle the theme: “Tabi-tabi po” – Exploring Philippine Health Myths.”
“He wore clean, frayed khaki workpants and soft dark shoes that fit his feet like gloves, split at the toes like tabi socks.”
“They wore black hakama kendo trousers and jackets and black tabi over black tabi socks, which isolated the big toe so they could wear the zori sandals.”
“January 08, 2007 8: 51 AM tabi said ... wow. i really liked ur coconut rice. .thanks”
Looking for tweets for tabi.