What does black belt mean?

Definitions for black beltˈblæk ˈbɛlt, ˌbɛlt for 3 ; ˈblæk ˌbɛlt for 1

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. black belt(noun)

    a person who attained the rank of expert in the martial arts (judo or karate)

  2. black belt(noun)

    a black sash worn to show expert standards in the martial arts (judo or karate)


  1. black belt(Noun)

    The highest belt colour in various martial arts.

  2. black belt(Noun)

    Someone who has attained a black belt


  1. Black belt

    In martial arts, the black belt is a way to describe a graduate of a field where a practitioner's level is often marked by the color of the belt. The black belt is commonly the highest belt color used and denotes a degree of competence. It is often associated with a teaching grade though frequently not the highest grade or the "expert" of public perception. It is also a relatively recent invention, dating from the late 19th century, rather than an ancient custom.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of black belt in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of black belt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Shoshana Roberts:

    I have been doing martial arts since I was nine, and I have a black belt in tae kwon do ... and I am scared.

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