noun (plural obis)
A broad sash worn round the waist of a Japanese kimono.
- She explained everything to us - from the types and meanings of the different kimonos and obis (clothing articles) to the differences between Japanese and Okinawa food and customs.
- Some of the more unique stalls had Japanese obis, Belgian chocolate, crystal glassware and some very loud hats - just the thing for the upcoming Melbourne Cup Day celebration held in November.
- A striped scarf becomes a runner, and a half yard of silk can be tied around a pitcher in the style of an obi, a broad sash worn with a kimono.
Japanese, literally 'belt'.
Words that rhyme with obiadobe, dhobi, dobe, Nairobi, Robey
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