krav maga

Definitions

  • A form of mixed martial arts developed in the Israeli Army but popularized worldwide. Literally means "contact combat"

Example Sentences

  • I was able to fend off the attacker with my krav maga moves.

Languages of Origin

Modern Hebrew

Etymology

קרב מגע

Who Uses This

Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
Younger: Jews in their 30s or younger
Non-Jews: (words that have spread outside of Jewish networks)

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

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