banzai

Definitions:

  • A Japanese battle cry or patriotic cheer.
  • In Japan, a shout of patriotic joy or encouragement: somewhat like the English <em>hurrah.</em> Often used, in English books, as a noun.
  • Lit., May you live ten thousand years; -- used in salutation of the emperor and as a battle cry.
  • <xref>Thrill</xref>-seeking; <xref>wild</xref>.
  • A <xref>cry</xref> or <xref>cheer</xref> of <xref>enthusiasm</xref>, or to celebrate <xref>victory</xref>.
  • a Japanese cheer of enthusiasm or triumph
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