Definition of Jujitsu

1. Noun. A method of self-defense without weapons that was developed in China and Japan; holds and blows are supplemented by clever use of the attacker's own weight and strength.

Exact synonyms: Jiujitsu, Jujutsu
Generic synonyms: Martial Art
Geographical relationships: Japan, Nihon, Nippon



Definition of Jujitsu

1. Noun. A method of self-defence established in Japan emphasizing “j?” (soft or gentle) “jitsu” (art or technique). Japanese martial art that utilizes a large variety of techniques in defense against an opponent. ¹

2. Noun. Brazilian jiu-jitsu, a related art, derived from judo. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jujitsu

1. a Japanese art of self-defense [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jujitsu

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juiceheads
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juiciest
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juiciness
juicinesses
juicing
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juicy girl
jujitsu (current term)
jujitsuka
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jujube bush
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jujuisms
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jujutsu
jujutsus

Literary usage of Jujitsu

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1. Queer Things about Japan by Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen (1903)
"jujitsu and Judo are not mentioned in such mines of information about Japan ... When on the subject of wrestling and jujitsu I ought to say something about ..."

2. More Queer Things about Japan by Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen, Norma Lorimer, William Adams, Hokusai Katsushika (1905)
"All London has heard about jujitsu now from the marvellous expositions of it ... By jujitsu the most violent man can be led away without a struggle if he is ..."

3. Ancient Tales and Folklore of Japan by Richard Gordon Smith (1908)
"Eleven of these had fallen by some clever jujitsu trick, and were to all intents and purposes dead ; but Kume took them in various ways and restored them to ..."

4. The Risen Sun by Kenchō Suematsu (1905)
"The Russian did not know that Kano was a scholar and at the same time a great master of the jujitsu. A similar story is told about the late Captain Takasaki ..."

5. A Boy's Control Ad Self-expression by Eustace Miles (1904)
"For the training of the nerve, however, few means could be better than the jujitsu system, on j jujitsu exercises, No. i. ... 154.—jujitsu exercise, No. 2. ..."

6. A Boy's Control and Self-expression by Eustace Hamilton Miles (1905)
"0 jujitsu exercises, No. i. As an occasional change. published by Putnam's. I select from it a few sample exercises, already described in the " Physical ..."

7. Russo-Japanese War (1905)
"AD and jujitsu or yawara came into prominence now. ... Fencing and jujitsu matches were of frequent occurrence, and some students (musha- shugyo) made it a ..."

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