Wuxia can be crudely translated as "chivalrous warrior", and is used as an all-encompassing term to describe a genre of Chinese fiction that deals with knight-errant martial artists in the "Jianghu", or the composite fantasy world, as Eric Yin puts it, of "lumpen intelligentsia, adventurers, monks, priests, rebels, cultists, unemployed peasants and laborers, itinerant peddlers, beggars, disbanded soldiers, gangsters, smugglers, and other outcasts of society".
_Once Upon A Time In China_ is a terrific wuxia movie.
(Archaic) A 20-year old amateur system of over 10,000 nodes maintained and run by volunteers and used by electronic bulletin board system operators to exchange e-mail.
Writing a batch file for Binkley to manage Fidonet connections was a pain in the ass.
A person, male or female, or low or poor quality in mental, physical, and social aspects.
Stem of Clown-Town, a state of mental being of displeasure of annoyance.
Steve is such a clown. He belongs in Clown-Town.
A descriptive term for a fictional work, invariably a motion picture, which incorporates the fantastic attributes of the Wulin (The Jianghu as depicted in wuxia fiction, where heroes dedicate their lives to increasing their martial skills to superhuman levels) in a non-Wulin setting without establishing an alternative explanation, usually in the interest of promoting a choreography fad.
_Romeo Must Die_ was stupid wuxia, whereas _The Matrix_ was not.