An oriental system of unarmed combat using the hands and feet to deliver and block blows, widely practised as a sport.
More example sentences
- It is a fact that karate, judo, kendo, and iaido are much easier to learn than aikido.
- Then she hired a fourth degree black belt in karate and did martial arts training.
- He also runs regularly and has taken up two different martial arts - karate and wing chun, a form of tai chi.
Japanese, from kara 'empty' + te 'hand'.