noun sen·sei \ˈsen-ˌsā\
plural sensei or senseis

Definition of SENSEI

:  a teacher or instructor usually of Japanese martial arts (as karate or judo)

Origin of SENSEI

Japanese, teacher, master
First Known Use: 1968


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