noun Jap·a·nese \ˌja-pə-ˈnēz, -ˈnēs\

the Japanese : the people of Japan : Japanese people

: the language of the Japanese

plural Japanese

Full Definition of JAPANESE

a :  a native or inhabitant of Japan
b :  a person of Japanese descent
:  the language of the Japanese
Japanese adjective

Examples of JAPANESE

  1. the customs of the Japanese
  2. He is learning to speak Japanese.

First Known Use of JAPANESE

May 27, 2015
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a vigorous reprimand or warning
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