[joo-doh] /ˈdʒu doʊ/
a method of defending oneself or fighting without the use of weapons, based on jujitsu but differing from it in banning dangerous throws and blows and stressing the athletic or sport element.
the sport of fighting by this method.
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of or relating to this fighting method or sport.
1889, from Japanese judo, from ju “softness, gentleness” (from Chinese jou “soft, gentle”) + do “way, art,” from Chinese tao “way.” “A refined form of ju-jitsu introduced in 1882 by Dr. Jigoro Kano, using principles of movement and balance, and practiced as a sport or form of physical exercise” [OED].
/dʒʊˈdəʊɡɪ/ noun 1. a white two-piece cotton costume worn during judo contests
[joo-doh-kah, joo-doh-kah] /ˈdʒu doʊˌkɑ, ˌdʒu doʊˈkɑ/ noun, plural judokas, judoka. 1. a contestant in a judo match. 2. a judo expert. /ˈdʒuːdəʊˌkæ/ noun 1. a competitor or expert in judo
[juhd-suh n] /ˈdʒʌd sən/ noun 1. Edward Zane Carroll (Ned Buntline) 1823–86, U.S. adventurer and writer of tales.
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