Japanesey

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Japanese +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

Japanesey (comparative more Japanesey, superlative most Japanesey)

  1. Somewhat Japanese; affecting a Japanese style.
    • 1922, Harper's Magazine
      The lawns are spotted with curious, low-spreading, Japanesey-looking trees, and under these trees students squat on the grass with their books.
    • 1973, Daniel Joseph Boorstin, The Image: A Guide to Pseudo-events in America
      The American tourist in Japan looks less for what is Japanese than for what is Japanesey.