Simple Definition of jujitsu
: a form of fighting without weapons that was developed in Japan : a Japanese martial art
Full Definition of jujitsu
: an art of weaponless fighting employing holds, throws, and paralyzing blows to subdue or disable an opponent
Variants of jujitsu
Origin of jujitsu
Japanese jūjutsu, from jū weakness, gentleness + jutsu art, skill
First Known Use: 1875
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