Meaning of “eapu”(エアプ)

Eapu(エアプ) is an abbreviation for Air Play(エアープレイ) of Air Player(エアープレイヤー).
It means mainly the person who never played or done something before but pretend having experience.
This word was a gamer’s slang before but now it’s a internet slang.

Example Conversation

A: I used to be an animator of some popular animations. Ask me anything!
It was a so exciting job and I earned a lot. I make a living by investing money in stocks.
B: Liar, you’re eapu.

A: 昔、人気アニメのアニメーターやってたけど質問ある?
めっちゃ楽しかったし、儲かったよ。今は株やって生きてる。
B: 嘘つけ、お前エアプだろ。

NOTES

In Japan, most of animator can’t earn enough, middleman take huge money.
But this situation is changing because of Netflix!!

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