Definition of yukata in English:

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yukata

Pronunciation: /jʊˈkata/

noun (plural same or yukatas)

A light cotton kimono.
Example sentences
  • The kimonos and yukatas are for sale in heaps of colours and styles.
  • I will be wearing a yukata.
  • Now back in my room in my cotton yukata and nothing else I steam, I generate indoor clouds, I am a walking demonstration of infra-red.

Origin

Japanese, from yu 'hot water' (because originally worn indoors after a bath) + kata(bira) 'light kimono'.

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