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Word Origin for chutzpah
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Example sentences from the Web for chutzpah
I lack the wherewithal to start my own competing certifying board, to say nothing of the chutzpah.
Dad reached the heights of chutzpah when he went to the theater with a friend one night and spotted the actress Gwen Verdon.
They had the chutzpah to send me a test email from an outlook.com address.
She brings her own tea bags in a neat Ziploc bag, and I am mildly awed at her preparedness and chutzpah.Marlo Thomas Says Girls Should Feel Free to Be Like Hannah Horvath|Emily Shire|April 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To live with anxiety is to live with a leech that saps you of your energy, confidence, and chutzpah.How to Cure Your Anxiety? Read Henry James’s ‘The Portrait of a Lady,’ Of Course.|Ella Berthoud, Susan Elderkind|September 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was his firm desire to bring some chutzpah into the all too predictable and dreary cuisine on this part of the continent.The Land of Look Behind|Paul Cameron Brown
Cultural definitions for chutzpah
Yiddish term for courage bordering on arrogance, roughly equivalent to “nerve” (in the slang sense): “It took a lot of chutzpah to make such a controversial statement.”