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chapfallen

[ chop-faw-luhn, chap- ]
/ ˈtʃɒpˌfɔ lən, ˈtʃæp- /
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adjective
dispirited; chagrined; dejected.
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Origin of chapfallen

First recorded in 1590–1600; chap3 + fallen
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British Dictionary definitions for chapfallen

chapfallen

chopfallen

/ (ˈtʃæpˌfɔːlən) /

adjective
dejected; downhearted; crestfallen

Word Origin for chapfallen

C16: from chops + fallen
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