Definition of shoji in English:


Line breaks: shoji
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.
More 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.

Definition of shoji in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day deictic
Pronunciation: ˈdeɪktɪk
denoting a word whose meaning depends on context...