Definitions
gaijin Tweet Definition of gaijin Like Definition of gaijin on Facebook
noun (pl=gaijin, pl2=gaijins)
  1. A non-Japanese person.
    • 1992, David Pollack, Reading Against Culture, Cornell Press, page 230
    • :And I did not intend to live my life as a —not merely, like the expatriate, someone by definition permanently out of place but someone unwanted as well.
    • 2004, Troy Anderson, The Way of Go, Simon and Schuster, page 149
    • :... I was placed in the gaijins' dormitory area up on the third floor.
    • 2006, Alan M. Klein, Growing the Game: The Globalization of Major League Baseball, page 127
    • :Oh's pitchers later acknowledged that they were instructed—under penalty of a fine—to throw no strikes to the .
Etymology: From Japanese åä (ãããã, gaijin), foreigner.


Supplemental Details:Sponsor an extended definition for gaijin for as little as $10 per month. Click here to contact us.

     
  

 Find:
  Words Starting With:
  Words Ending With:
  Words Containing:
  Words That Match:

 
 Translate Into:
  
Dutch   French   German
  
Italian   Spanish
    Show results per page.

Browse the Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

   
Dictionary content provided from Wiktionary.org under the GNU Free Documentation License
Allwords Copyright 1998-2019 All rights reserved.