martial arts

any of the traditional forms of Oriental self-defense or combat that utilize physical skill and coordination without weapons, as karate, aikido, judo, or kung fu, often practiced as sport.
Also, martial art.

martial artist, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Example sentences
Nonverbal show blends martial arts, gymnastics, and buffoonery.
Today's romantic novel is getting a makeover, one involving martial arts.
Maybe it was bored after having watched eight mixed martial arts fights.
She'd studied dance, of course, but she'd never studied martial arts.
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