Nip

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See also: nip, NIP, and níp

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Etymology[edit]

From Nippon (Japanese 日本).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: nĭp, IPA(key): /nɪp/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪp

Noun[edit]

Nip (plural Nips)

  1. (dated, slang, offensive, ethnic slur) A Japanese person.
    • 1944 October 11, “Sino Counterblows Send Nips Reeling”, in The Stars and Stripes Mediterranean[1], Italy, OCLC 11940090, page 1:
      CHUNGKING, Oct. 10—Chinese counterblows against the Japanese offensive in south China have reeled the Nips back from two towns in the approaches to Kweilin, capital city of Kwangsi Province, today’s Chinese High Command communique announced.

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Adjective[edit]

Nip (not comparable)

  1. (dated, slang, offensive, ethnic slur) Japanese.

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