- a contestant in a judo match.
- a judo expert.
Origin of judoka
< Japanese, equivalent to jūdō judo + ka person (< Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese jiā)
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- a competitor or expert in judo
Word Origin for judoka
Japanese; see judo
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