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sensei (SEN-say, sen-SAY) noun
1. A judo or karate teacher.
2. A teacher or mentor.
3. Used as a form of address for such a person.
[Japanese, teacher, master.]
"As the proliferation of cable channels delivers ever more slender ends of the bell curve to the home screen, the audacious L. A. sports-radio sensei Jim Rome has come into nightly view on ESPN's grunge spin-off, ESPN2. Wice, Nathaniel, Talking smack with Jim Rome, Esquire, 1 May 1994.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched. -Phaedrus (fl. 25 A.D.)