Definition of shoji in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈʃəʊdʒi/
(also shoji screen)

noun (plural same or shojis)

(In Japan) a sliding outer or inner door made of a latticed screen covered with white paper.
Example sentences
  • With its faux rice-paper lamps and shoji sliding doors, the street could easily pass for a tidy neighborhood in Tokyo.
  • When I got a little too much Asian theme in my house, I covered my shoji screen with the fencing and instantly went tiki!
  • There was a shoji screen (a screen that's put up for privacy) blocking his view of the room.


From Japanese shōji.

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