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ju·jit·su

also ju·jut·su or jiu·jit·su or jiu·jut·su  (jo͞o-jĭt′so͞o)
n.
An art of weaponless self-defense developed in Japan that uses throws, holds, and blows and derives added power from the attacker's own weight and strength.

[Japanese jūjutsu : , soft; see judo + jutsu, technique (from Early Middle Chinese ʑwit).]

jujitsu

(dʒuːˈdʒɪtsuː) ,

jujutsu

or

jiujutsu

n
(Martial Arts (other than Judo & Karate) & Combat Sports) the traditional Japanese system of unarmed self-defence perfected by the samurai. See also judo
[C19: from Japanese, from gentleness + jutsu art]

ju•jit•su

(dʒuˈdʒɪt su)

also ju•jut•su

(-ˈdʒʌt-, -ˈdʒut-)

n.
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.jujitsu - a method of self-defense without weapons that was developed in China and Japanjujitsu - 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
Translations
džiu-džitsu
柔術

jujitsu

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jujitsu

nJiu-Jitsu nt

jujitsu

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