Definition of zori in English:

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zori

Pronunciation: /ˈzôrē/

noun (plural zoris)

A traditional Japanese style of sandal, much like a flip-flop, originally made with a straw sole.
Example sentences
  • Wearing jeans rather than shorts, and sneakers rather than zoris, we're bent over the tomb's open entrance.
  • I put on the zori and then walked back to the village.
  • We both put on pink zori before stepping into the bustling streets.

Origin

Japanese.

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Syllabification: zo·ri

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