chapfallen

[chop-faw-luh n, chap-]

adjective

dispirited; chagrined; dejected.

Nearby words

  1. chapel of ease,
  2. chapelry,
  3. chaperon,
  4. chaperone,
  5. chapess,
  6. chapiter,
  7. chaplain,
  8. chaplaincy,
  9. chaplet,
  10. chaplin


Origin of chapfallen

First recorded in 1590–1600; chap3 + fallen

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British Dictionary definitions for chapfallen

chapfallen

chopfallen

adjective

dejected; downhearted; crestfallen

Word Origin for chapfallen

C16: from chops + fallen

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