Associations to the word «Sumo»


SUMO, noun. (uncountable) A stylised Japanese form of wrestling in which a wrestler loses if he is forced from the ring, or if any part of his body except the soles of his feet touches the ground.
SUMO, noun. (countable) A sumo wrestler
SUMO, proper noun. A Misumalpan language of Nicaragua.
SUMO PROTEIN, noun. (biochemistry) Any of a family of small proteins that attach themselves to other proteins within cells and modify their function
SUMO PROTEINS, noun. Plural of SUMO protein

Dictionary definition

SUMO, noun. A Japanese form of wrestling; you lose if you are forced out of a small ring or if any part of your body (other than your feet) touches the ground.

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.