sumo wrestler


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sumo wrestler

n
(Wrestling) someone who wrestles in the national style of wrestling of Japan. Also called: sumoist
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sumo wrestler - a wrestler who participates in sumo (a Japanese form of wrestling)sumo wrestler - a wrestler who participates in sumo (a Japanese form of wrestling); "sumo wrestlers are large heavy men"
Nihon, Nippon, Japan - a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building
grappler, matman, wrestler - combatant who tries to throw opponent to the ground
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