Definition of 'chap'
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Poor chap did not recognise this new double act. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That sort of thing is bred into a chap at any decent public school. BomberBy all accounts it could not have happened to a nicer chap. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The oldest chap on board was only about thirty. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)The old chap peers about himself as he steps out of the car. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It must be confusing for certain older chaps. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He was a very nice chap. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)He seemed like a decent chap. Times, Sunday Times (2015)With their sneaky pranks and tricks, the cheeky chaps always make me laugh out loud! The Sun (2009)It's where a chap keeps his man stuff. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The poor chap now faces a possible three-year prison sentence. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If you recall, the poor chap had a bad time of it. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It couldn't have happened to a nicer chap. The Sun (2009)Has the poor chap missed a wrong' un and hit his own wicket? The Sun (2006)He seems a nice enough chap, but he gets a frosty reception from the gang. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Make like this chap and add a 1950s twist by pairing with faded jeans and a trusty pair of pumps. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Life with a largely cheerful, trustworthy chap who makes you happy and regular contact and nights out with your close friends. The Sun (2006)The friendly chap I was strapped to was surprisingly nice about it. The Sun (2016)On Tuesday a young chap called at my London flat. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He's a big friendly chap, like his dad. The Sun (2014)And a chap called Rooney. The Sun (2010)
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Translations for 'chap'
British English: chap /tʃæp/ NOUN
A chap is a man or boy.
She thought he was a very nice chap.
- American English: fellow
- Arabic: رَجُل
- Brazilian Portuguese: camarada
- Chinese: 伙伴
- Croatian: čovjek
- Czech: chlapík
- Danish: fyr
- Dutch: kerel
- European Spanish: tipo hombre
- Finnish: kundi
- French: gars
- German: Typ
- Greek: φιλαράκος
- Italian: tipo
- Japanese: 男
- Korean: 녀석
- Norwegian: kar
- Polish: facet
- European Portuguese: camarada
- Romanian: tip
- Russian: парень to make or become raw and cracked
- Spanish: tipo individuo, hombre
- Swedish: karl
- Thai: ผู้ชาย
- Turkish: ahbap
- Ukrainian: хлопець
- Vietnamese: thằng cha
Definition of chap from the Collins English Dictionary
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