kamikaze definition

  • noun:
    • A Japanese pilot trained in World War II in order to make a suicidal crash assault, specifically upon a ship.
    • An airplane packed with explosives is piloted in a suicide attack.
    • Slang an incredibly reckless individual who generally seems to court death.
    • An attack requiring the committing suicide of one undergoing it, particularly when through with an aircraft.
    • one that tends to make an attack calling for their committing suicide, specially when completed with an aircraft.
    • a fighter plane used for committing suicide missions by Japanese pilots in World War II
    • a pilot trained and happy to cause a suicidal crash
  • adjective:
    • Of or associated with a suicidal environment assault: a kamikaze mission.
    • Slang therefore careless in behavior or actions concerning be suicidal: kamikaze hot rodders.

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