chap chap  /ˈtʃæp/


  1. (n) a boy or man
  2. (n) a long narrow depression in a surface
  3. (n) a crack in a lip caused usually by cold
  4. (n) (usually in the plural) leather leggings without a seat; joined by a belt; often have flared outer flaps; worn over trousers by cowboys to protect their legs
  5. (v) crack due to dehydration



  1. Once you get over its epic scale, Singapore port is mainly remarkable for its remorseless efficiency, and General Tana modest, affable chapis justly proud of it.
  2. The film is a send-up biblical epic recounting the biography of a chap born in the manger down the alley from the one people sing about each Christmas.
  3. Alfred George Hinds, or Alfie, as he is universally known, is a pallid, peaceable chap with thick glasses, and the oppressed air of a real-life Alec Guinness.


  1. Hensle happy to back in prep ranks

    One visit to Westlake, and Katie Hensle knew she wanted to be the next Chaparral girls basketball coach.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Austin American-Statesman

  2. Nike graphic designers to hold fund-raising event

    The Nike Graphic Studio Art Show on Saturday will benefit the Children's Healing Art Project (CHAP)
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Oregonian


  1. "Yet that gentleman took the time to wind it all the way back, and once he'd listened to it, things went from there," Wogan added. "I can tell you, if I was a young chap coming over from Ireland today, they probably wouldn't even listen to my...
    on Aug 12, 2008 By: Terry Wogan Source:

  2. Her dad Mitch Winehouse said: "He's a really nice chap. They're very fond of each other, so we will have to see how it goes." "You just want to see your child happy and healthy and if Reg can help Amy stay in a place like that, then it's a...
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Amy Winehouse Source: MTV UK

  3. "He created a sound that glued the whole Pink Floyd thing together," Gilmour told Holland on the music show. "He was just a very self-effacing but very talented, lovely chap. We're incredibly sad to have lost him."
    on Sep 24, 2008 By: David Gilmour Source:

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