banzai banzai

Definition(s):

  • (n) a Japanese cheer of enthusiasm or triumph

Usage(s):

  1. Yasuo Fukuda, center, and Taro Aso, left, participate in a traditional banzai cheer after Fukuda was elected president of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party, Sunday, Sept.
  2. He could stand in the open places and shout banzai for General Yamashita until he was froggy.
  3. If President Carter thinks the banzai bunny that he had to fend off with a paddle Sept.

News

  • Friday Humor #1: Keynesian Catechism

    It's funny 'coz it's true... (h/t @LayeredRisk )   and as we have previously noted (via William Banzai), The Fool's Prayer , Edward Roland Sill, 1841-1887 Cleverly Adapted by WilliamBanzai7 THE ROYAL FEAST WAS DONE; the Chairman sought some new monetary trick to banish care, And to his jester cried: "Sir Fool, Kneel now, and make for us a Keynesian prayer!" The jester doffed his cap and bells ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

Quotes

  1. "We'd like to say konnichiwa, domo arigato and banzai (hello, thank you and banzai)," commander Dominic Gorie said shortly before liftoff, speaking some Japanese in a nod to that country's important role in the mission. "God truly has blessed...
    on Mar 11, 2008 By: Dominic Gorie Source: Reuters

  2. "From the viewpoint of the spirits of the war dead, they hailed 'Banzai' for the emperor -- none of them said long live the prime minister. A visit by the emperor would be the best," Aso said in a speech in Nagoya.
    on Jan 28, 2006 By: Taro Aso Source: TMCnet

  3. "It was a banzai move," Edwards said. "I hit the wall harder than I planned on hitting. I've always wanted to try to do that, and now I know it doesn't work as well as it does in video games."
    on Sep 28, 2008 By: Carl Edwards Source: Dallas Morning News

Word of the Day
subordinate subordinate
/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /