Definition of shuriken in English:

shuriken

Syllabification: shu·ri·ken
Pronunciation: /ˈSHo͝oriˌken
 
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noun

  • A weapon in the form of a star with projecting blades or points, used as a missile in some martial arts.
    More example sentences
    • You sneak up on people and waste them with your arsenal of equally cool weapons, like shurikens.
    • Why would they throw weapons away, like a shuriken, which if it missed, would more than likely be lost?
    • He threw a large shuriken, a throwing star, so fast that Kenji just barely got out of the way.

Origin

Japanese, literally 'dagger in the hand'.

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