They had the chutzpah to send me a test email from an outlook.com address.
She brings her own tea bags in a neat Ziploc bag, and I am mildly awed at her preparedness and chutzpah.
Samuel P. Jacobs on the chutzpah of her High Holy Day gamble.
She believed in chutzpah, “the drive to put yourself ahead,” as she defined the Yiddish word.
Even his opponents must concede the integrity and chutzpah of it all.
Dad reached the heights of chutzpah when he went to the theater with a friend one night and spotted the actress Gwen Verdon.
To live with anxiety is to live with a leech that saps you of your energy, confidence, and chutzpah.
I lack the wherewithal to start my own competing certifying board, to say nothing of the chutzpah.
There's a word that might describe Mitt Romney's sudden shift to supporting the peace process in the Mideast: chutzpah.
It was his firm desire to bring some chutzpah into the all too predictable and dreary cuisine on this part of the continent.
also hutzpah, 1892, from Yiddish khutspe "impudence, gall." from Hebrew hutspah. The classic definition is that given by Leo Rosten: "that quality enshrined in a man who, having killed his mother and father, throws himself on the mercy of the court because he is an orphan."
Yiddish term for courage bordering on arrogance, roughly equivalent to “nerve” (in the slang sense): “It took a lot of chutzpah to make such a controversial statement.”
(Variations: chuzpa or hutzpa or hutzpah) Extreme and offensive brashness; arrogant presumption; hubris: Chutzpa is that quality enshrined in a man who, having killed his mother and father, throws himself on the mercy of the court because he is an orphan/ The hutzpah of using Studio 54 was much commented on (1892+)