Definition of Jedi in English:


(also Jedi knight)


  • A member of the mystical knightly order in the Star Wars films, trained to guard peace and justice in the Universe.

    • ‘The Jedi are stretched to the limit trying to keep peace and order in the galaxy.’
    • ‘I don't know if I buy the whole notion of Jedi as peaceful warriors only striking out in defence.’
    • ‘If Darth Maul can kill the Jedi he'll easily be able to kill any palace guards remaining.’
    • ‘The Jedi are primarily mystical, though they can, of course, deploy their knowledge of Right to achieve intellectual understanding.’
    • ‘They were all but exterminated by the Jedi a thousand years ago, but the evil order continued in secrecy.’