The Japanese art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures.
More example sentences
- In Japanese culture, origami is a helpful way to teach the principles of geometry.
- There are many red origami paper cranes littered about the stage floor and around the chairs.
- Wal was still doing his paper crane origami and Reese never stopped on teasing me.
Japanese, from oru, -ori 'fold' + kami 'paper'.