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chappie

or chap·py

[chap-ee]
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noun plural chap·pies. British Informal.
  1. chap2(def 1).

Origin of chappie

First recorded in 1815–25; chap2 + -ie
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Examples from the Web for chappy

Historical Examples

  • By now Chappy Marr had won his way to the forefront of his kind.

    Sundry Accounts

    Irvin S. Cobb

  • Of a sudden Chappy Marr was aware that he had made a grievous mistake.

    Sundry Accounts

    Irvin S. Cobb

  • I had no need, however, to strain my ears, for Chappy was incapable of speaking softly for any length of time.

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    Ernest Raymond

  • Chappy turned in his chair, which creaked alarmingly, and composed himself to talk comfortably.

    Tell England

    Ernest Raymond

  • And Chappy flung away the moist and masticated end of his cigar and all such nonsensical ideas with it.

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    Ernest Raymond


British Dictionary definitions for chappy

chappie

noun
  1. informal another word for chap 1 (def. 2)
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