taekwondo


taekwondo

noun

  1. a Korean martial art, a particularly aggressive form of karate, that utilizes punches, jabs, chops, blocking and choking moves, and especially powerful, leaping kicks.

noun

  1. a Korean martial art that resembles karate

1967, from Korean, from tae “kick” + kwon “fist” + do “art, way, method.”

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