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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A fighter plane used for suicide missions by Japanese pilots in World War II; A pilot trained and willing to cause a suicidal crash.

Usage examples (35)
  • Kennedy talked to one naval officer in charge of choosing kamikaze pilots who proudly told him that no one refused to volunteer.
  • Rashness, unbelievable and incomprehensible rashness, to use the word "kamikaze" to describe the "technology" of allied aviation.
  • Hayward's testimony shows he is an oil man on the skids IT was at 12.44, East Coast time, that the word kamikaze came to mind.
  • Marginal blitzer who lacks a "kamikaze" attitude ... for more
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  • This was the final winning word in the 1993 National Spelling Bee.
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