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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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any of the traditional forms of Oriental self-defense or combat that utilize physical skill and coordination without weapons, as karate, aikido, judo, or kung fu, often practiced as sport; any of various forms of East Asian self-defense or combat

Usage examples (26)
  • Auger stepped around the bed, dropping into a martial-arts stance.
  • Breathtaking martial-arts scenes also helped up the film's wow factor.
  • Many did not like your last film, "The Promise," a martial-arts fantasy.
  • And Asian actors in the U.S. are still often typecast as martial-arts experts. for more
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