Meaning of judoka in English:


Pronunciation /ˈdʒuːdəʊkə/


  • A person who practises or is an expert in judo.

    ‘a world-class judoka’
    • ‘The second group is advanced judokas who vary in Judo rank and time in grade from one-year forward.’
    • ‘In the year 1887, over 1,500 judokas are quoted there.’
    • ‘Lisa became a judoka after graduating from Tell City high school in 1998.’
    • ‘Knowing that, the skilled judoka can actually turn vulnerabilities into opportunities.’
    • ‘A judoka who can execute his techniques with all three forms of attack initiative is a master technician.’


Japanese, from judo + -ka ‘person, profession’.