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judo

play
noun ju·do \ˈjü-(ˌ)dō\

Simple Definition of judo

  • : a sport developed in Japan in which opponents attempt to throw or wrestle each other to the ground

Full Definition of judo

  1. :  a sport developed from jujitsu that emphasizes the use of quick movement and leverage to throw an opponent

judo·ist play \-ˌō-ist\ noun

Origin of judo

Japanese jūdō, from weakness, gentleness + art


First Known Use: 1889


JUDO Defined for Kids

judo

play
noun ju·do \ˈjü-dō\

Definition of judo

  1. :  a sport developed in Japan in which opponents try to throw or pin each other to the ground





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