noun: (orig. New England, USA) a compound word created from the word jew
and the acronym W.A.S.P.
- meaning White Anglo-Saxon Protestant. It refers to a person who has a parent of each type.
This kind of union, once rare and taboo, is becoming more common, especially in greater New York and New England, where more historically separated ethno-racial groups are becoming more homogenous. The term jasp was originally coined, most likely, in New England/NY private schools and colleges, and the Ivy League.