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Definition of "martial" []

  • Of, relating to, or suggestive of war. (adjective)
  • Relating to or connected with the armed forces or the profession of arms. (adjective)
  • Characteristic of or befitting a warrior. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "martial" in a sentence
  • "I been in martial arts for a long time, and I have met quite a few women who could mop the floor with any man they met (it is technique not strength, that wins the fight)."
  • "Nothing less than a court martial is what each 1 should face,"
  • "One of the acitivities at the camp was to bring expert in martial arts to teach the girls little but effective self defense they can use to get themselves out of any danger."