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gaijin

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noun gai·jin \ˈgī-(ˌ)jēn, -(ˌ)jin\

Definition of gaijin

plural

gaijin

  1. :  a foreigner in Japan



Origin and Etymology of gaijin

Japanese, from gai- outer, foreign + -jin person


First Known Use: 1964


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