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chappie

or chap·py

[ chap-ee ]

noun

, British Informal.
, plural chap·pies.


chappie

/ ˈtʃæpɪ /

noun

  1. See chap
    informal.
    another word for chap 1


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Word History and Origins

Origin of chappie1

First recorded in 1815–25; chap 2 + -ie

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Example Sentences

The one we use was by a chappie called Theodore Baker, 1894.

While we were worrying over old Chappie a call came for volunteers to dig out some men that had been buried.

When we got to 'Frisco, he says to me: 'Thank God, old chappie, the worst part of the journey's over.'

The modern girl, he considered, was too dashed rowdy and exuberant for a chappie of peaceful tastes.

You see before you, old thing, a chappie who knows more about borrowing money than any man in London.

Now, before this, I ought to tell you, this chappie Mason had asked me to come out and have a bit of lunch.

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