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English noun: chap

1. chap (person) a boy or man


SamplesThat chap is your host.
There's a fellow at the door.
He's a likable cuss.
He's a good bloke.


Synonymsblighter, bloke, cuss, fella, feller, fellow, gent, lad


Broader (hypernym)male, male person


Narrower (hyponym)dog

2. chap (shape) a long narrow depression in a surface


Synonymscrack, cranny, crevice, fissure


Broader (hypernym)depression, impression, imprint

3. chap (object) a crack in a lip caused usually by cold


Broader (hypernym)cleft, crack, crevice, fissure, scissure

4. chap (artifact) (usually in the plural) leather leggings without a seat; joined by a belt; often have flared outer flaps; worn over trousers by cowboys to protect their legs


Broader (hypernym)leg covering, legging, leging


Domain usageplural, plural form


English verb: chap

1. chap (change) crack due to dehydration


SamplesMy lips chap in this dry weather.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)crack









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