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Definition of kamikaze adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [only before noun] (from Japanese)
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  1. 1used to describe the way soldiers attack the enemy, knowing that they too will be killed synonym suicidal
  2. 2 a kamikaze pilot/attack
  3. 3(figurative) He made a kamikaze run across three lanes of traffic.
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