Definitions of Nipponese
  1. adjective
    of or relating to or characteristic of Japan or its people or their culture or language
    synonyms: Japanese
  2. noun
    a native or inhabitant of Japan
    synonyms: Japanese
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    a member of the Japanese people living on the Ryukyu Islands southwest of Japan
    Jap, Nip
    (offensive slang) offensive term for a person of Japanese descent
    geisha, geisha girl
    a Japanese woman trained to entertain men with conversation and singing and dancing
    a hereditary military dictator of Japan; the shoguns ruled Japan until the revolution of 1867-68
    type of:
    Asian, Asiatic
    a native or inhabitant of Asia
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