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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 ?
We're Saxons, you an' me, an' Mary, an' Bert, and all the Americans that are real Americans, you know, and not Dagoes and Japs and such."
Californians, as a rule, are familiar with ju-jutsu, and I especially had made a study of it for several years, both at school and in the gym of the Los Angeles Athletic Club, while recently I had had, in my employ, a Jap who was a wonder at the art.
The Japs had built a wall of coral and sticks under the water, and the barges hit that.
Listening to the six-song set "Umaga," we were not surprised the Carl and Japs duo still sounds full.
Offering diversion programs, such as the Juvenile Arbitration Program (JAP), alleviates the financial and personnel strains on a congested justice system.
"But having met the Japs one can only imagine kicking their heads in.
Alongside "pearl harbor," the incredibly offensive slur "japs" also began trending on Twitter, with many young, mostly white, Americans employing the two terms side-by-side.
Pop culture first chronicled--though didn't yet label--the JAP in literary works like Herman Wouk's 1955 novel Marjorie Morningstar and Philip Roth's Goodbye, Columbus, published in 1959.
The first deep cuts in the process of severing Japan from the Chinese mainland were accomplished by land-based American search 'planes from Okinawa region, which sank four and damaged another 16 Jap commercial vehicles on Saturday in the Tsushima and Chosen Straits between Japan and Korea.
Swedish consulting group SWECO said on Thursday (1 February) that its Finnish subsidiary SWECO PIC has agreed to acquire Swedish consulting engineering company JAPS Elektronik AB for an undisclosed sum.
In Tuesday's debate Ms Burnham said: "Why not invest in the Maglev train that the Japs use to whiz through the countryside at 320mph rather than piddling around at 60mph as we do."