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A Japanese phrase that literally translates to "rising dragon punch", used to describe one of the most powerful strikes utilized in the martial art discipline of Shotokan Karate depicted in the popular Capcom video game series, Street Fighter.
Ryu exclaims "shoryuken", while leaping upwards to deliver an uppercut punch to his opponent.
by Ken January 15, 2004
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That move in Street Fighter that makes jumping useless.
noob: I'm gonna jump!
Ryu: Don't do it... I'm warning you!

noob: ARRRRGHH!!!
Ryu: Idiot... SHORYUKEN!!!

(noob takes damage)
by mrpunchy June 25, 2006
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During a blowjob, at the hardest point of your erection hold your cock down and point it downward then let it go and let the cock fling up and hit her on the chin. At this point you yell SHORYUKEN!
Trish was sucking my cock last night and i gave her the meanest shoryuken of her life
by JeffHADOUKENMASTER June 28, 2010
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Also known as a Dragon Punch. Used by Ryu and Ken in Street Fighter.
"Ryu cleaved me out of the air with a well-time shoryuken."
by Mad Walrus August 06, 2002
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When guile was about to do his jump punch into a flash kick combo, he was interrupted by Ken's Shoryuken.
by Dickhead Larry April 30, 2010
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