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judoka

Line breaks: ju¦doka
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒuːdəʊkə
 
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Definition of judoka in English:

noun

A person who practises or is an expert in judo: a world-class judoka
More example sentences
  • The second group is advanced judokas who vary in Judo rank and time in grade from one-year forward.
  • In the year 1887, over 1,500 judokas are quoted there.
  • Lisa became a judoka after graduating from Tell City high school in 1998.

Origin

Japanese, from judo + -ka 'person, profession'.

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