Share this entry

Share this page

zori

Syllabification: zo·ri
Pronunciation: /ˈzôrē
 
/

Definition of zori in English:

noun (plural zoris)

A traditional Japanese style of sandal, much like a flip-flop, originally made with a straw sole.
Example sentences
  • Wearing jeans rather than shorts, and sneakers rather than zoris, we're bent over the tomb's open entrance.
  • I put on the zori and then walked back to the village.
  • We both put on pink zori before stepping into the bustling streets.

Origin

Japanese.

Definition of zori in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day tenebrous
Pronunciation: ˈtenəbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure