noun gai·jin \ˈgī-(ˌ)jēn, -(ˌ)jin\
plural gaijin

Definition of GAIJIN

:  a foreigner in Japan

Origin of GAIJIN

Japanese, from gai- outer, foreign + -jin person
First Known Use: 1964


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