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n. Offensive Slang
Used as a disparaging term for a person of Japanese birth or ancestry.
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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(Peoples) informal often derogatory short for Japanese
Jewish American Princess
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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]
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.)
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|Noun||1.||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"
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n (pej inf) → Japse m (pej)
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