Definition of gaijin in English:
noun (plural same)
(In Japan) a foreigner: in Japan his pale eyes marked him as a gaijin [as modifier]: the sports dailies‘ vilification of the Tigers’ gaijin manager
More example sentences
- From a Japanese standpoint, she would take to task the gaijin ladies in Japan who refused to comply with traditions with a condescending attitude, at the same time chastising Japanese obatarian who despaired of the big-nosed foreigners.
- With Karl on a hunt for running shoes to fit his gaijin (foreigner feet) we stopped in at a mall and all got freaked out again by the commercialism and big white Americans from the nearby army base.
- This is a difficult concept for the gaijin to grasp when brought up on the premise that the Japanese are a consensus society.
Japanese, contraction of gaikoku-jin, from gaikoku 'foreign country' + jin 'person'.
Words that rhyme with gaijinagin, akin, begin, Berlin, bin, Boleyn, Bryn, chin, chin-chin, Corinne, din, fin, Finn, Flynn, Glyn, grin, Gwyn, herein, Ho Chi Minh, in, inn, Jin, jinn, kin, Kweilin, linn, Lynn, mandolin, mandoline, Min, no-win, pin, Pinyin, quin, shin, sin, skin, spin, therein, thin, Tientsin, tin, Tonkin, Turin, twin, underpin, Vietminh, violin, wherein, whin, whipper-in, win, within, Wynne, yin
Definition of gaijin in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.