banzai definition

  • noun:
    • A Japanese struggle cry or patriotic cheer.
    • a Japanese cheer of passion or success
    • A Japanese battle cry or patriotic cheer.
    • a Japanese cheer of passion or success
  • adjective:
    • Thrill-seeking; wild.
    • Thrill-seeking; crazy.
  • interjection:
    • A cry or cheer of passion, or to celebrate triumph.
    • Lit., May you reside ten thousand many years; -- found in salutation associated with the emperor and as a battle cry.
    • a-cry or cheer of passion, or even celebrate victory.
    • Lit., May your home is ten thousand years; -- found in salutation associated with emperor so that as a battle weep.
  • others:
    • In Japan, a shout of patriotic delight or reassurance: somewhat like the English hurrah. Often made use of, in English publications, as a noun.
    • In Japan, a shout of patriotic happiness or encouragement: somewhat such as the English hurrah. Usually made use of, in English publications, as a noun.

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