verb (used with object), chapped, chap·ping.
verb (used without object), chapped, chap·ping.
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OTHER WORDS FROM chapun·chapped, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for chap
Worry not—whether your first attempt is a notebook cover or some fringey pair of chaps, we’ve collected all the basics you’ll need to know.Everything you need to know to start leatherworking|Sandra Gutierrez G.|February 19, 2021|Popular Science
Sure, you may call this petty, but it really does chap my hide!
Little wiry chap, with silvery hair, bright brown eyes and plenty of wrinkles.Iran’s Top Spy Is the Modern-Day Karla, John Le Carré’s Villainous Mastermind|Michael Weiss|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He survived a penniless childhood and a brutal war and emerged by all accounts an admirable chap.Just Kill Mr. Bates Already! How to Save ‘Downton Abbey’|Andrew Romano|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then, handing me back my iPad, he said nonchalantly in a really good mock-English accent, “Sorry, chap, my dance card is full.”
Just minutes earler, a chap wearing a Prince William mask tried to gain entry to the hospital via the main entrance.William Arrives At Hospital - As Masked Prankster is Lead Away!|Tom Sykes|December 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Then there was Wee Wo,—he was a little Chinese chap, and we used to send him down the chimneys to open front doors for us.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
And since he was a very fast runner—for short distances—he met Grandfather Mole just as the old chap was crawling up the bank.
A groom is a chap, that a gentleman keeps to clean his 'osses, and be blown up, when things go wrong.
But he watched Grandfather Mole narrowly, with a grin on his face, to see what the old chap would do.
The strenuous efforts made by the Spaniards to secure their release are fully referred to in Chap.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman