Definition of tabi in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtɑːbi/

noun (plural same)

A thick-soled Japanese ankle sock with a separate section for the big toe.
Example sentences
  • We were supposed to move on to making kimono once we had completed the tabi, but mother did not want to see your frustrated face again.
  • Dropping quickly on all fours, I glanced towards the open window and managed to glimpse the last of her tabi - she had vanished into the shadows of the night.
  • He was ready to go in his white referee's uniform and tabi while your humble correspondent handled the functions of both chief judge and official scorer.



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