gaijin(redirected from Foreigners in Japan)
Also found in: Financial.
Related to Foreigners in Japan: gaijin, Gaikokujin
n. pl. gaijin
A non-Japanese person.
[Japanese : gai, outside, foreign (from Middle Chinese ŋuaj`) + jin, person; see jinriksha.]
n, pl -jin
(Languages) (in Japan) a foreigner
[C20: Japanese, a contraction of gaikoku-jin, from gaikoku foreign country + jin person]
gai•jin(ˈgaɪ dʒin; Eng. ˈgaɪ dʒɪn)
n., pl. -jin (-dʒin; Eng. -dʒɪn)
Japanese. an outsider; foreigner.