(pejorative, ethnic slur) Japanese; of or pertaining to Japan or its people.
Origin of jap
Shortened from Japanese. Compare Nip (shortened from Nippon).
KURILES (Jap. Chishima, " thousand islands"), a chain of small islands belonging to Japan, stretching in a north-easterly direction from Nemuro Bay, on the extreme east of the island of Yezo, to Chishima-kaikyo (Kuriles Strait), which separates them from the southernmost point of Kamchatka.
This case was reported at once to the Jap commandant, who ordered us to move the man to Tarsau.
The order came for the Jap guards to batten down the holds.
My previous vehicle was a Jap import, a Toyota Surf, in fact it did belong to a Japanese gentleman from Osaka.