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Date: 1800-1900
Language: Japanese
Origin: 'wind of god'

kamikaze

adjective
     
kam‧i‧ka‧ze [only before noun]
1

kamikaze pilot

PMP a pilot who deliberately crashes his plane on enemy camps, ships etc knowing he will be killed
2 used to describe someone who is willing to take risks, without caring about their safety:
kamikaze lorry drivers

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