wu shu

or wu·shu

[ woo shoo ]
/ ˈwu ˈʃu /

noun

Chinese martial arts collectively.

Nearby words

  1. wto,
  2. wu,
  3. wu di,
  4. wu hou,
  5. wu jiang,
  6. wu ti,
  7. wu, chien-shiung,
  8. wu-lu-mu-ch'i,
  9. wu-ti,
  10. wu-wei

Origin of wu shu

1970–75; < Chinese wǔshù, equivalent to military + shù art

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British Dictionary definitions for wushu

wushu

/ (ˈwuːʃuː) /

noun

a general term for Chinese martial arts

Word Origin for wushu

from Chinese military + shú art

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