Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for a person of Japanese birth or descent.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A Japanese person.
  • adj. Japanese; of or pertaining to Japan or its people.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Japanese.
  • n. A common abbreviation of Japanese.
  • n. An abbreviation of Japan.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (offensive slang) offensive term for a person of Japanese descent

Etymologies

Shortened from Japanese. (Wiktionary)

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.