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(pejorative, ethnic slur) Japanese; of or pertaining to Japan or its people.
Shortened from Japanese. Compare Nip (shortened from Nippon).
J(ewish) A(merican) P(rincess)
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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.
Jap engine, bolted directly via engine plates to the chassis just like a motorcycle.
Then it was my turn in front of the Jap sergeant.
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