judoka

[ joo-doh-kah, joo-doh-kah ]
/ ˈdʒu doʊˌkɑ, ˌdʒu doʊˈkɑ /

noun, plural ju·do·kas, ju·do·ka.

a contestant in a judo match.
a judo expert.

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Origin of judoka

<Japanese, equivalent to jūdōjudo + ka person (<Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese jiā)

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British Dictionary definitions for judoka

judoka
/ (ˈdʒuːdəʊˌkæ) /

noun

a competitor or expert in judo

Word Origin for judoka

Japanese; see judo
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