jiujitsu


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jiu·jit·su

 (jo͞o-jĭt′so͞o)
n.
Variant of jujitsu.

jiujitsu

(dʒuːˈdʒɪtsuː) or

jiujutsu

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

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.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
Translations

jiujitsu

[dʒuːˈdʒɪtsuː] njiu-jitsu m

jiujitsu

nJiu-Jitsu nt
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For every inspiring news item of a woman defending herself, for every group of society girls practicing jiujitsu on the White House lawn, there are accounts like that of a Harvard doctor who warned, in 1873, that physical exertion during menses would leave young women sterile, or eugenicists who wanted to protect women from theoretical attackers in order maintain racial "purity.