chapped chapped

Definition(s):

  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
  6. (adj) used of skin roughened as a result of cold or exposure

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Rain is scarce in these snow-peaked Himalayas of northern India, and summers bring dust storms that whip across craggy brown slopes and sun-chapped faces.
  2. Dry Land A worker takes a rest on the chapped land in a dried resevior in Minqin, in northwest China's Gansu Province.
  3. That cracked many a chapped lip in Cincinnati.

News

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    06.12.13 - 7:25 am | Marke B. | SUPER EGO Just hear that harness jinglin', chapped cheeks tinglin', toooo .... Leather season is here, whipping us into a frenzy in the best possible way.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: San Francisco Bay Guardian

Quotes

  1. "I'm a little chapped at myself for doubling the last," Furyk said. "I really didn't hit too many bad shots. But there I hit a poor drive, hit a poor second shot, hit a nice wedge, but other than that, that's about the only shot I hit on the...
    on Dec 20, 2008 By: Jim Furyk Source: sportal.com.au

  2. "I wouldn't want somebody on our ballclub that wasn't chapped about the situation, and I personally felt that he showed great restraint by not getting upset with the 3-0 call," Hendry said. "There certainly was no intentional contact. As...
    on May 15, 2009 By: Jim Hendry Source: Chicago Sun-Times

  3. "My lips are getting chapped from all the sunflower seeds," Tracy said, smiling.
    on Jun 10, 2010 By: Jim Tracy Source: The Associated Press

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