Adjective "samurai" definition and examples

(Samurai may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈsam(j)ʊrʌɪ/

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Definitions and examples

noun

A member of a powerful military caste in feudal Japan.
  1. 'a samurai sword'
  2. 'The samurai no longer believed that being a good warrior was all that was necessary.'
  3. 'There were also some Social-climbing merchants who had money and paid to become adopted by a samurai family.'

More definitions

1. a member of the hereditary warrior class in feudal Japan.

2. a retainer of a daimyo.

More examples(as adjective)

"bonds can be samurai."

"issues can be samurai."

"markets can be samurai."

"issuances can be samurai."

"demands can be samurai."

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Origin

Japanese.