Definition of Nipponese

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Japan.

Exact synonyms: Japanese
Examples of category: Samurai, Ninja, Ninja, Samurai
Group relationships: Japan, Nihon, Nippon
Generic synonyms: Asian, Asiatic
Specialized synonyms: Ryukyuan, Jap, Nip, Geisha, Geisha Girl, Shogun
Derivative terms: Japanese



2. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of Japan or its people or their culture or language. "Japanese cars"
Exact synonyms: Japanese
Partainyms: Japan
Derivative terms: Japanese

Definition of Nipponese

1. Adjective. Japanese ¹

2. Proper noun. (dated) A Japanese (''person from Japan'') ¹

3. Proper noun. (dated) The Japanese language ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nipponese

Nintendos
Ninth of Ab
Ninth of Av
Nintoo
Nintu
Ninurta
Niobe
Niobrara
Niobrara River
Nipa fruticans
Niphon
Nipkow disk
Nipkow disks
Nippo-
Nippon
Nipponese
Nipponism
Nipponophile
Nipponophiles
Nippur
Nippy
Nirali
Nirgunty
Nisan
Nisei
Nishan Sahib
Nisibene
Nisibenes
Nisibis
Nisquallies

Literary usage of Nipponese

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Writing of Today: Models of Journalistic Prose by John William Cunliffe, Gerhard Richard Lomer (1922)
"That America will continue to abroad is far less than is the net increase erect barriers against a free nipponese in the population every six months. ..."

2. The Mikado: Institution and Person : a Study of the Internal Political by William Elliot Griffis (1915)
"But the nipponese, instead of confronting a decaying civilization, came first in ... The nipponese for a thousand years glorified China as the mother of all ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"Other war materials produced or manufactured in Japan, however, arc urgently required for the continuation of the nipponese war adventure in China, ..."

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