What's the difference between
Enter two words to compare and contrast their definitions, origins, and synonyms to better understand how those words are related.

Japan vs Chin - What's the difference?

japan | chin |

As an adjective japan

is japanese (of or pertaining to japan, its people or language).

As a noun japan

is japanese (person).

As a numeral chin is




(wikipedia Japan)

Alternative forms

* (l) (obsolete)

Proper noun

  • An island nation in the Pacific Ocean, located to the east of China, Korea and Russia.
  • Synonyms

    * (l) (obsolete) * (l) * (l)

    Derived terms

    * (l) (derogatory) * (l) * (l) * (l) * (l) * (l) * Japan allspice * Japan black * Japan camphor * Japan clover * Japan earth * Japan ink * Japan lacquer * Japan pea * Japan varnish

    See also

    * * * ----



    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) chin, from (etyl) ).


    (en noun)
  • The bottom of a face, especially, the lower jaw or the region below the mouth.
  • (slang, US) talk.
  • (slang, British) A falsehood.
  • (boxing, uncountable) The ability to withstand being punched in the face without being knocked out.
  • Synonyms
    * mentum
    Derived terms
    * chin music * chinstrap * chin up * chin-up * double chin * take something on the chin


  • (slang) To talk.
  • To perform a chin-up.
  • (UK) To punch (someone)'s chin (part of the body).
  • Synonyms
    * gab

    Etymology 2

    Shortening of chinchilla.


    (en noun)
  • (endearing) a chinchilla.
  • Anagrams

    * ----