Rocketshipper

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

rocket +‎ shipper (after the characters' team, Team Rocket, and punningly on rocketship).

Noun[edit]

Rocketshipper (plural Rocketshippers)

  1. (fandom slang) A shipper of Jessie and James, characters in the animated version of Pokémon.
    • 2000 13 January, Blue-Jackal and her box-o-Skywarp [username], “Jessie and James, an item?”, alt.fan.team-rocket, Usenet:
      Those of you who have read my fanfics will know that I am a Rocketshipper.
    • 2000 7 February, BBD127 [username], “Rocketshipping... negative evidence?”, alt.fan.team-rocket, Usenet:
      All the Rocketshippers love to talk about evidence in favor of Jessie/James being in love and such.
    • 2001 15 January, Bodger [username], “Re: Gay couple in Godzilla vs. Megalon”, rec.arts.tv.mst3k.misc, Usenet:
      You realize, of course, that this thread would probably get us lynched by the large Rocketshipper population on the net.