verb (used with object)
Origin of jujitsu
Examples from the Web for jujitsu
The attack on the World Trade Center's towers (and on the Pentagon, that breathtaking parenthesis) was a brilliant act of jujitsu.
He grabbed the extended right arm to give it a jujitsu move up and to the back of the body.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
He reached forward in a jujitsu maneuver, grabbed a coat sleeve and a handful of suit coat.Black Man's Burden|Dallas McCord Reynolds
The boys are also taught asanas (postures), sword and lathi (stick) play, and jujitsu.Autobiography of a YOGI|Paramhansa Yogananda
British Dictionary definitions for jujitsu
jujutsu or jiujutsu
Word Origin for jujitsu
Word Origin and History for jujitsu
also ju-jitsu, 1875, from Japanese jujutsu, from ju "softness, gentleness" (from Chinese jou "soft, gentle") + jutsu "art, science," from Chinese shu, shut.