jujitsu

noun ju·jit·su
variants: or less commonly jujutsu or play \jü-ˈjit-(ˌ)sü\
Updated on: 24 Nov 2017

Definition of jujitsu

: an art of weaponless fighting employing holds, throws, and paralyzing blows to subdue or disable an opponent

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Origin and Etymology of jujitsu

Japanese jūjutsu, from weakness, gentleness + jutsu art, skill


JUJITSU Defined for English Language Learners

jujitsu

noun

Definition of jujitsu for English Language Learners

  • : a form of fighting without weapons that was developed in Japan : a Japanese martial art


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