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origami Line breaks: ori|gami
Pronunciation: /ˌɒrɪˈɡɑːmi/

Definition of origami in English:


[mass noun]
Image of origami
The Japanese art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures: an expert in origami [as modifier]: a tree decorated with origami animals
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'.

Words that rhyme with origami

army, balmy, barmy, gourami, macramé, palmy, pastrami, salami, smarmy, swami, tsunami, Yanomami
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