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su·mo

 (so͞o′mō)
n.
A Japanese form of wrestling in which a competitor loses if forced from the ring or if any part of his body except the soles of his feet touches the ground.

[Japanese sumō : su, mutually + , to rush at.]
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sumo

(ˈsuːməʊ)
n
(Wrestling) the national style of wrestling of Japan, the object of which is to force one's opponent to touch the ground with any part of his body except the soles of his feet or to step out of the ring
[from Japanese sumō]
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su•mo

(ˈsu moʊ)

n.
a form of wrestling in Japan in which a contestant wins by forcing his opponent out of the ring or by causing him to touch the ground with any part of his body other than the soles of his feet, contestants usu. being men of great height and weight.
[1895–1900; < Japanese sumō, earlier suma(f)u to wrestle]
su′mo•ist, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sumo - a Japanese form of wrestlingsumo - a Japanese form of wrestling; you lose if you are forced out of a small ring or if any part of your body (other than your feet) touches the ground
sport - the occupation of athletes who compete for pay
rassling, wrestling, grappling - the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down
Nihon, Nippon, Japan - a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building
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Translations
sumo
sumô

sumo

[ˈsuːməʊ] N
1. (Sport) (also sumo wrestling) → sumo m
2. (also sumo wrestler) → luchador m de sumo
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sumo

[ˈsuːməʊ] sumo wrestling nsumo msumo wrestler nsumotori m
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sumo

nSumo nt; sumo wrestlerSumoringer m
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sumo

[ˈsuːməʊ] sumo wrestling nsumo m inv
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