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Variant of jujitsu.


(dʒuːˈdʒɪtsuː) or


(Martial Arts (other than Judo & Karate) & Combat Sports) variant spellings of jujitsu


(dʒuˈdʒɪt su)

also ju•jut•su

(-ˈdʒʌt-, -ˈdʒut-)

a Japanese method of defending oneself without weapons by using the strength and weight of one's adversary to disable him or her.
[1870–75; < Japanese]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jiujitsu - a method of self-defense without weapons that was developed in China and Japanjiujitsu - a method of self-defense without weapons that was developed in China and Japan; holds and blows are supplemented by clever use of the attacker's own weight and strength
martial art - any of several Oriental arts of weaponless self-defense; usually practiced as a sport; "he had a black belt in the martial arts"
Nihon, Nippon, Japan - a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building


[dʒuːˈdʒɪtsuː] njiu-jitsu m


nJiu-Jitsu nt
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