Definitions

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  • noun The artful use of twine to tie objects or packages.
  • noun BDSM A style of Japanese bondage.

Etymologies

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Japanese

Examples

  • It was a demonstration of a Japanese bondage called shibari, and it looks absurdly complicated.

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  • Italian prosecutors believe Soter Mule tied Paola Caputo, 24, to another woman while performing a Japanese sado-masochist technique known as "shibari".

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  • "shibari" as Japanese rope bondage and tweeners, like, totally get that Katy Perry is fashion-quoting Dita Von Teese, who, in turn, made a living quoting burlesque strippers and the late, great Bettie Page.

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  • "shibari" as Japanese rope bondage and tweeners, like, totally get that Katy Perry is fashion-quoting Dita Von Teese, who, in turn, made a living quoting burlesque strippers and the late, great Bettie Page.

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  • As much as I enjoy shibari/kinbaku, I haven't had it done eight feet in front of me for a performance, so that was kinda cool.

    Mehtish Party

  • Now, true, you'll do slightly different rope style for a suspension than for pure shibari restraint, but still, this is for a performance.

    Mehtish Party

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    I really, really love burlesque.

  • Ruby Valentine rudi macaggi ruth dennis ryan heffington sally rand salt lake city san francisco satan's angel saturday night live save coney island scarlet sinclair school of burlesque scott ewalt sealboy and the blondes seattle selene luna selina vixen sex workers sex workers art show shanghai shanghai pearl sherry britton shibari shimmy magazine shoes silencers skin tight outta sight slipper room sparkly devil sparky lobo stage kitten

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  • Ruby Valentine rudi macaggi ruth dennis ryan heffington sally rand salt lake city san francisco satan's angel saturday night live save coney island scarlet sinclair school of burlesque scott ewalt sealboy and the blondes seattle selene luna selina vixen sex workers sex workers art show shanghai shanghai pearl sherry britton shibari shimmy magazine shoes silencers skin tight outta sight slipper room sparkly devil sparky lobo stage kitten

    This makes me happy.

  • But the shibari demonstration was occasionally interrupted by a sound that I'll leave to your imagination, emanating from the room housing the Sybian.

    Menachem Kaiser: Kink and the City

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