Definition of Shotokan in English:

Shotokan

Syllabification: Sho·to·kan
Pronunciation: /SHōˈtōkən
 
/

noun

[usually as modifier]
A style of karate that is popular in many countries.
More example sentences
  • I had already studied Shotokan karate for ten years when I was first introduced to the alternative fist formation.
  • Jean Claude, when you were training in Shotokan karate back in Brussels, what did your training consist of?
  • She gained much of her early athleticism from several years in a highly competitive swimming program and was very active in the martial arts, having earned a second-degree black belt in Shotokan karate.

Origin

Japanese, from shō 'right, true' + to 'way' + kan 'mansion'.

Definition of Shotokan in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day meretricious
Pronunciation: ˌmɛrɪˈtrɪʃəs
adjective
apparently attractive but having no real value...