noun, plural Nip·pon·ese, adjective
Origin of Nipponese
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Historical Examples of nipponese
They are so laughing, and so merry, all these little Nipponese dolls!
They are pretty, nevertheless, these little Nipponese, in their smiles and childishness.
Of all my Nipponese family, Bambou is the one I love the most.
But the shades of the old Nipponese speak to me through the messages of the poets.Ashton Kirk, Secret Agent
John T. McIntyre
We can see what is going on in the navy yards of the Nipponese Empire.Psycho-Phone Messages
adjective, noun plural -nese
"Japanese," 1859, from Nippon, Japanese word for "Japan," from ni(chi) "the sun" + pon, hon "source," which is said to be from Chinese for "rising sun-place." Derisive slang shortening Nip attested from 1942.