Meaning of “eapu”(エアプ)

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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?
B: 嘘つけ、お前エアプだろ。


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

>> ASK ME about Japanese something!