Meaning of ozeki in English:

ozeki

Pronunciation /əʊˈzɛki/

noun

(also o-zeki)
Sumo
  • The second grade of champion, ranking immediately below yokozuna; a wrestler who has attained this grade.

Origin

Late 19th century. From Japanese ōzeki great wrestler from ō- great, large + -zeki, combining form of seki barrier, obstruction, high-ranking sumo wrestler, nominalized stem of seku to obstruct, block, check.