WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
Jap•lish  ( japlish),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Language Varieties, LinguisticsJapanese spoken or written with a large admixture of English words and expressions.
  2. Language Varieties, LinguisticsEnglish spoken or written with features characteristic of Japanese.
  • Jap(anese) + (Eng)lish 1955–1960


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

Japlish /ˈdʒæplɪʃ/ n
  1. the adoption and adaptation of English words into the Japanese language
Etymology: 20th Century: from a blend of Japanese + English



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