Definition of 'chutzpah'
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It was hard not to admire his chutzpah. KANDAHAR COCKNEY: A Tale of Two Worlds (2004)Yet to place oneself in the same sentence as two literary giants requires a certain chutzpah. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is so outrageous that one has to admire his chutzpah. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is impossible not to admire the chutzpah. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Investors are not sure whether to be appalled by the questionable judgment or to admire his chutzpah in shrugging this off. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You have to admire their chutzpah. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Still, it takes chutzpah to present history on the box. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It takes some chutzpah to sue your bosses for that, no? Times, Sunday Times (2013)You can't help but admire the sheer chutzpah of the man. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I give him five stars for sheer chutzpah. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That takes a certain chutzpah. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I admire their audacity, but their chutzpah and sense of priorities scare me. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I quite liked that: it takes chutzpah. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The Government's chutzpah takes the breath away. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But it takes genuine chutzpah to flog high-end handbags for as much as 18,000. Times, Sunday Times (2014)After all, it takes some serious chutzpah to wrestle a movie away from Streep. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A certain uncompromising chutzpah saw us remain in the top 10 all season - usually in the top five and often in the top two. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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