Definition of 'chapped'
Example sentences containing 'chapped'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
He was clutching it so tightly his knuckles shone white through his chapped skin. MIDNIGHT IS A LONELY PLACE (2003)She said the sea air robbed her hair of its softness and chapped her skin because her face was too sensitive. WEB OF DREAMS (2003)It scraped through the barns day and night and drove sleet-rash into my face, preaching at my chapped lips and fingers. WHITE LIES (2003)
Trends of 'chapped'
Used Rarely. chapped is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'chapped'
British English: chapped ADJECTIVE
If your skin is chapped, it is dry, cracked, and sore.
Definition of chapped from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Meme Ban, Heart Age & Collagin: September’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this September with Robert Groves.
Collins Reference Catalogue 2019
View our new 2019 reference catalogue. From dictionaries, phrasebooks, language learning, atlases and maps, general reference and puzzles, you'll be sure to find books that appeal to you.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.