1. sumo

noun. ['ˈsuːmoʊ'] 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.


  • rassling
  • grappling
  • wrestling


  • 相撲 (Japanese)

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Rhymes with Sumo

  • mapfumo
  • zummo
  • pneumo

How do you pronounce sumo?

Pronounce sumo as ˈsumoʊ.

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Sentences with sumo

1. Noun, singular or mass
To perform the sumo deadlift, start with a wide stance and follow these steps:

2. Adjective
Once you've mastered a traditional squat, you can try sumo squats, single-leg squats and side squats.