Kamikaze is a Japanese word that is used to describe someone who is willing to die in order to destroy the enemy. The word is usually used in a negative way, to describe someone who is reckless and suicidal.

  • The kamikaze pilots were willing to die in order to damage the enemy ships.

  • The kamikaze pilots were reckless and suicidal, and their actions led to many casualties.

Definition of kamikaze


a fighter plane used for suicide missions by Japanese pilots in World War II


a pilot trained and willing to cause a suicidal crash


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Example Sentences for kamikaze

  • 1

    The kamikaze were uniformed members of the Japanese military.

  • 2

    Attacked by a kamikaze aircraft.

  • 3

    Examples of the latter would be kamikaze.

  • 4

    Recovering from a kamikaze strike.

  • 5

    Sandoval gets hit by a kamikaze.

  • 6

    And a kamikaze attack is not one of them.

  • 7

    The kamikaze crashed into the portside of the wheelhouse.

  • 8

    This would be their last album with Kamikaze.

  • 9

    Under attack by kamikaze aircraft.

  • 10

    He is currently a member of the KAMIKAZE stable.