karateka

[ kuh-rah-tee-kah ]
/ kəˈrɑ tiˌkɑ /

noun, plural ka·ra·te·ka, ka·ra·te·kas.

an expert in karate.

Origin of karateka

< Japanese, equivalent to karate karate + -ka person (< Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese jiā)
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British Dictionary definitions for karateka

karateka
/ (kəˈrɑːtɪˌkæ) /

noun

a competitor or expert in karate

Word Origin for karateka

Japanese; see karate
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