Definition of kung fu noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


kung fu

BrE BrE//ˌkʌŋ ˈfuː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkʌŋ ˈfuː//
[uncountable] (from Chinese) Combat sports
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a Chinese system of fighting without weapons, similar to karate See related entries: Combat sports Word Originfrom Chinese gongfu, from gong ‘merit’ + fu ‘master’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: kung fu