harikari harikari

Definition(s):

  • (n) ritual suicide by self-disembowelment on a sword; practiced by samurai in the traditional Japanese society

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Aghast at the error all the officers of Tokyo's central broadcasting station resigned, grimly realized that it was their traditional duty to commit harikari.
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/æm ˈbɪ və lənt /