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Jap

 (jăp)
n. Offensive Slang
Used as a disparaging term for a person of Japanese birth or ancestry.

JAP

 (jăp)
n. Offensive Slang
A Jewish-American girl or woman regarded as being pampered or overindulged.

[J(ewish) A(merican) P(rincess).]
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Jap

(dʒæp)
n, adj
(Peoples) informal often derogatory short for Japanese

JAP

abbreviation for
Jewish American Princess
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Jap

(dʒæp)

n., adj.
usage: This term is a slur and should be avoided. It is used with disparaging intent and is perceived as highly insulting.
n., adj.
(a contemptuous term used to refer to a Japanese.)
Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive.
[1885–90; by shortening]

JAP

(dʒæp)

n.
usage: This is a term of mild contempt, used to make fun of a young Jewish female who is spoiled or indulged.
n.
Slang: Usually Disparaging and Offensive. (a term used to refer to a pampered young Jewish woman, esp. one who takes material advantages for granted.)
[1970–75; J(ewish)A(merican)P(rincess)]

Jap.

1. Japan.
2. Japanese.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Jap - (offensive slang) offensive term for a person of Japanese descent
depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
Japanese, Nipponese - a native or inhabitant of Japan
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Translations

Jap

n (pej inf)Japse m (pej)
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References in classic literature ?
"That is Detective Inspector James Japp of Scotland Yard--Jimmy Japp.
His dynamic display was overshadowed in man-of-the-match terms only by Japp Stam, who once again proved what a gilt-edged investment his pounds 10.7m fee is proving to be.
A David Suchet starred as inspector Japp in Thirteen At Dinner (1985, based on Agatha Christie's novel Lord Edgeware Dies) opposite Peter Ustinov as Hercule Poirot.
And Schmeichel doesn't need reminding about the last second flying flap above Japp Stam's head that gifted Bayern their dramatic equaliser back in September.
I'm sure Willie Japp scored and a keeper called Travers saved a Johnny Hubbard penalty.
The Wonderful World of Blood - with Michael Mosley, BBC Four, 11pm Agatha Christie's Poirot ITV3, 8pm Japp and Poirot investigate the murder of an actress's estranged husband, only to find nothing is quite what it seems.
Tamara Japp commented: "Well done; you look absolutely fantastic."
The German led the Barcelona race from start-to-finish in 2018 after qualifying in pole position and went on to secure a second successive title against rivals such as Nick Yelloly, Dylan Pereira, Julien Andlauer, Japp van Lagen and Mattia Drudi.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his sisters Loraine Japp and Emily Trieglaff, his brothers William, Carl, Harold, Louis and Arnold Luettschwager.
| Unsung Hero : Jane Thistlethwaite, Donna Swan and Petra Williams | Young Achiever (sponsored by Newcastle College): Alice Holliday (FIRST), Nicola Japp (Accenture), Isabella West (Hirestreet) | North East Champion (sponsored by Sunderland University): Veronica Swindale (nesma), Tracy Chandler (Emirates), Helen Golightly (North East LEP), Jennifer Hartley (Invest Newcastle) | Remarkable Woman: Sandra Beck, Kate Stanforth, Gemma Lowery | Lifetime Achievement (sponsored by North): To be announced at the event.
Outstanding Business Leader Alison Westworth, GLL Yvonne Ormston, NEAS Emma Quinn, Piffy & Egg Unsung Hero Jane Thistlethwaite Donna Swan Petra Williams Young Achiever sponsored by Newcastle College Alice Holliday, FIRST Nicola Japp, Accenture Isabella West, Hirestreet North East Champion sponsored by Sunderland University Veronica Swindale, nesma Tracy Chandler, Emirates Helen Golightly, NE LEP Jennifer Hartley, Invest Newcastle Remarkable Woman Sandra Beck Kate Stanforth Gemma Lowery Lifetime Achievement sponsored by North To be announced at the event...
He goes to see his friend at Scotland Yard, Inspector Japp. But the inspector has retired and his young replacement, Inspector Crome (Rupert 'Ron Weasley' Grint), rebuffs him, seeing him as a relic from the past - and, worse, ridicules him for his freshly-dyed hair.