COBUILD Advanced British English Dictionary1. adjective [ADJ n]If someone such as a soldier or terrorist performs a kamikaze act, they attack the enemy knowing that they will be killed doing it. ⇒ ...kamikaze pilots ready to bomb nuclear installations.2. adjective [ADJ n]You can use kamikaze to describe an action or attitude which involves doing something which is very dangerous and likely to harm the person who does it. ⇒ These are kamikaze jobs, the ones almost guaranteed to end your career. ⇒ Tone down your kamikaze tendencies and take more prudent risks.