Opponent vs Koshinage - What's the difference?

opponent | koshinage |


As nouns the difference between opponent and koshinage

is that opponent is an individual or group who is a rival of another while koshinage is (sumo) a kimarite in which the attacker turns his opponent while pulling him onto his hips then straightens his knees and throws him over and onto his back.

As a adjective opponent

is situated in front; opposite; hence, opposing; adverse; antagonistic.

opponent

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • An individual or group who is a rival of another.
  • One who attempts to stop the progression of.
  • One who objects to.
  • In team sports, a player of an opposite team.
  • Antonyms

    * supporter * proponent * advocate

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Situated in front; opposite; hence, opposing; adverse; antagonistic.
  • (Alexander Pope)
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    koshinage

    English

    Noun

  • (sumo) a kimarite in which the attacker turns his opponent while pulling him onto his hips then straightens his knees and throws him over and onto his back