Jap definition

jăp
Used as a disparaging term for a person of Japanese birth or ancestry.
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A Jewish-American girl or woman regarded as being pampered or overindulged.
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A young, upper-middle-class Jewish woman thought of as being materialistic, spoiled, self-indulgent, etc.
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(pejorative, ethnic slur) A Japanese person.
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Japan.
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Japanese.
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(pejorative, ethnic slur) Japanese; of or pertaining to Japan or its people.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
jap
Plural:
japs

Origin of jap

  • J(ewish) A(merican) P(rincess)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Shortened from Japanese. Compare Nip (shortened from Nippon).

    From Wiktionary