Definition of mae-geri in English:

mae-geri

(also mae geri, maegeri)

noun

Martial Arts
  • A front kick, performed by raising the knee of the kicking leg to waist height and then thrusting the extended leg forward to strike the target with the ball of the foot.

Origin

1960s. From Japanese mae front, forward direction + -geri, combining form of keri kick.

Pronunciation

mae-geri

/mʌɪˈɡɛri/