Definition of karate
: a Japanese art of self-defense employing hand strikes and kicks to disable or subdue an opponent
karateistplay \kə-ˈrä-tē-ist\ noun
Recent Examples of karate from the Web
Besides their big move, this season the family also takes their first international trip together to the United Kingdom and later to Vermont, all of course while managing the day-to-day activities like swimming lessons, karate and speech therapy.
Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi will host trampoline and tumbling; cheerleading, jump rope, baton twirling, sport stacking, boys and girls wrestling, taekwondo, karate, powerlifting, weightlifting and all sports combine.
Using grant money, Wethersfield's five elementary schools launched new after-school programming this year including cooking classes, art and karate.
Or how about the inversion of creepy, when Dougie-Coop karate chops his armed assassin, and the Evolution of the Arm telling him to squeeze off the attacker's hand, and the piece of skin left over on the gun.
The 1984 film told the story of a teen who learns about self-confidence through the study of karate.
There will be new sports, like karate, and new events, like basketball played three against three, with one hoop — kind of like playground ball with Olympic medals at stake, but most likely without chain-link nets.
Events confirmed Friday are in addition to decisions last August to include sports climbing, skateboarding, surfing, baseball and softball, and karate to the Tokyo program.
Traditional and sport karate, Chinese arts, stick fighting and sport Muay Thai/kickboxing will be included. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at OC Fair & Event Center.
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Origin and Etymology of karate
Japanese, from kara empty + te hand
First Known Use: 1926See Words from the same year
KARATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of karate for English Language Learners
: a form of fighting that was developed in Japan in which your feet and hands are used to kick and hit an opponent : a Japanese martial art
KARATE Defined for Kids
Definition of karate for Students
: an art of self-defense developed in Japan in which an attacker is defeated by kicks and punches
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