karate karate  /kə ˈrɑ ti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a traditional Japanese system of unarmed combat; sharp blows and kicks are given to pressure-sensitive points on the body of the opponent

Usage(s):

  1. THE karate class has a special problem: the students' yarmulkes keep falling off.
  2. But Ogata had a black belt in karate.
  3. It became a YouTube classic, while its karate-chopping, tennis-acing, deep-thought-having star became the joke of Wall Street.

News

  1. Community Roundup: Hoe takes first in karate

    Jacob Hoe of Haley's Martial Arts Center took first place in fighting in the 13-14-year-old Intermediate Division at the 20th annual International Karate Federation Championships in Sacramento.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Chico Enterprise-Record

  2. Pugliese wins at Karate Classic

    RICHMOND, IN • Linda Pugliese, a 7th degree black belt holder and head instructor of the American Karate Association through the Barstow Park and Recreation Center, competed in the Springtime Karate Classic Championships held in Richmond, Indiana...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Desert Dispatch

  3. Introduction to Karate 6-12 years 7/9 - 7/30

    This introduction class covers the basics of Karate. Students are taught thrusting, blocking and kicking techniques. Please note that this is a very disciplined class. Students will learn self-defense, mental discipline and physical fitness techniques. Studets who complete the introduction to Karate course are eligible for the Southgate Karate Club.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

Quotes

  1. "Things are pretty quiet right now. I've been spending a lot of time at home with my boys," shes says. "They just started karate class, which is super cute!"
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Britney Spears Source: E! Online (blog)

  2. "I'm more like a senior adviser so I don't like to come in here and try to take over," O'Neal said. "Just like your basic karate movie where the young guys come to the old guys with beards who have them do weird stuff to get to the other...
    on Feb 20, 2008 By: Shaquille O'Neal Source: ESPN

  3. "And then Jaden comes in and he's like, 'Hey, what's up?' because he's so cool. He taught me some karate moves and I was like, 'Do you want to be my date to the Eclipse premiere because I don't have a date'. I guess that makes me a cougar. Yeah, I'm...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Nikki Reed Source: Oneindia

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