Definition of martial art
Word usage trends for “martial art”
View usage over:
Translations for 'martial art'
- British English: martial art NOUN
A martial art is one of the methods of fighting, often without weapons, for example kung fu, karate, or judo.
- Brazilian Portuguese: arte marcial
- Chinese: 武术
- European Spanish: arte marcial
- French: art martial
- German: Kampfkunst
- Italian: arte marziale
- Japanese: 格闘技
- Korean: 무술
- Portuguese: arte marcial
- Spanish: arte marcial
Definition of martial art from the Collins English Dictionary
Train like a Scrabble champion
Allan Simmons' 5 tips on learning words.
Join our newsletter
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.