noun, plural ki·mo·nos.
- a loose, wide-sleeved robe, fastened at the waist with a wide sash, characteristic of Japanese costume.
- a woman’s loose dressing gown.
noun plural -nos
- a loose sashed ankle-length garment with wide sleeves, worn in Japan
- any garment copied from this
1630s, from Japanese kimono, literally “a thing put on,” from ki “wear, put on” + mono “thing.”