Definitions for kamikazeˌkɑ mɪˈkɑ zi
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ka•mi•ka•zeˌkɑ mɪˈkɑ zi(n.; adj.)(pl.)-zes
(n.)(during World War II) a member of a special corps in the Japanese air force charged with suicidal missions against U.S. warships.
an airplane filled with explosives and flown by a kamikaze.
(adj.)of or resembling a kamikaze; wildly reckless; suicidal.
Origin of kamikaze:
1944–45; < Japn
a fighter plane used for suicide missions by Japanese pilots in World War II
a pilot trained and willing to cause a suicidal crash
An attack requiring the suicide of the one carrying it out, especially when done with an aircraft.
One who makes an attack requiring his suicide, especially when done with an aircraft.
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