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See definition of obi on Dictionary.com
  • as insash
  • as invoodoo

synonyms for obi

  • belt
  • casement
  • cincture
  • corset
  • cummerbund
  • frame
  • girdle
  • ribbon
  • scarf
  • waistband
  • witchcraft
  • abracadabra
  • alchemy
  • charm
  • conjuring
  • devilry
  • divination
  • enchantment
  • hocus-pocus
  • hoodoo
  • jinx
  • necromancy
  • obeah
  • sorcery
  • spell
  • witchery
  • wizardry
  • black art
  • evil eye
  • mumbo jumbo
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How to use obi in a sentence

From the very commencement of the journey he had planned an excursion to the mouth of the Obi, within the Arctic circle.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 64, NO. 393, JULY 1848VARIOUS
This is supposed to be one of the drugs employed by the Obi wizards and witches.
THE ROMANCE OF PLANT LIFEG. F. SCOTT ELLIOT
These harmonize with the obi in color and give a dainty finish to the costume.
THE OLD WORLD AND ITS WAYSWILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN
Under the outer kimono is an inner kimono, and the garments are girt about the body with a large sash, called an obi.
PEEPS AT MANY LANDS: JAPANJOHN FINNEMORE
Yet the original researches of some African "Obi" wizard 33 or red Indian were not forgotten, and gradually came into practice.
THE ROMANCE OF PLANT LIFEG. F. SCOTT ELLIOT
The obi is the most costly part of the dress—may run to 30 or even 50 yen: it ought to cost at least 20.
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF LAFCADIO HEARN, VOLUME 2ELIZABETH BISLAND
The chief cost is the obi,—the broad stiff heavy silk girdle.
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF LAFCADIO HEARN, VOLUME 2ELIZABETH BISLAND
Some naturalists assert that there are tigers in Asia as far north as the Obi River.
THE PLANT HUNTERSMAYNE REID
She wore silk attires, gold and purple and grey and green and black, obi of brocade magnificently tied.
JAPANESE FAIRY TALESGRACE JAMES
With the young ones the obi is different, being tied to drop down on the floor in a long bow.
LETTERS FROM CHINA AND JAPANJOHN DEWEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OBI

  • belt
  • casement
  • cincture
  • corset
  • cummerbund
  • frame
  • girdle
  • obi
  • ribbon
  • scarf
  • waistband
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.