Definition of karateka in English:

Share this entry

karateka

Pronunciation: /kəˈrɑːtɪkɑː/

noun (plural same or karatekas)

A practitioner of karate.
Example sentences
  • These obi weren't the belts karateka and judoka wear today - Kano hadn't invented the judogi yet, and his students were still practicing in kimono.
  • Some argue that the physical interpretation of the solution by the karateka or judoka is repugnant and that that of the aikidoka is beautiful.
  • Standing face-to-face with an expert karateka like Ushiro Sensei was an enlightening and humbling experience.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: ka|ra¦teka

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.