Definition of feng shui noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


feng shui

BrE BrE//ˌfeŋ ˈʃuːi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfeŋ ˈʃuːi//
; BrE BrE//ˌfʊŋ ˈʃweɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfʊŋ ˈʃweɪ//
[uncountable] (from Chinese)
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a Chinese system for deciding the right position for a building and for placing objects inside a building in order to make people feel comfortable and happy Word OriginChinese, from fēng ‘wind’ and shuǐ ‘water’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: feng shui