disparaging + offensive


2 of 2


usually disparaging + offensive

Word History

First Known Use

Noun Or Adjective

1860, in the meaning defined above


1969, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Jap was in 1860

Dictionary Entries Near Jap

Cite this Entry

“Jap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jap. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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