or chutz·pah, hutz·pa, hutz·pah
[ hoot-spuh, khoot- ]
/ ˈhʊt spə, ˈxʊt- /
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unmitigated effrontery or impudence; gall.
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Origin of chutzpa
1890–95; <Yiddish khutspa<Aramaic ḥūṣpā
Words nearby chutzpa
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Example sentences from the Web for chutzpa
You have such chutzpa about everything in your life but you do have an issue about saying your age.