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noun as in gentleman

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Worry not—whether your first attempt is a notebook cover or some fringey pair of chaps, we’ve collected all the basics you’ll need to know.

Sure, you may call this petty, but it really does chap my hide!

Little wiry chap, with silvery hair, bright brown eyes and plenty of wrinkles.

He survived a penniless childhood and a brutal war and emerged by all accounts an admirable chap.

Then, handing me back my iPad, he said nonchalantly in a really good mock-English accent, “Sorry, chap, my dance card is full.”

Just minutes earler, a chap wearing a Prince William mask tried to gain entry to the hospital via the main entrance.

And since he was a very fast runner—for short distances—he met Grandfather Mole just as the old chap was crawling up the bank.

A groom is a chap, that a gentleman keeps to clean his 'osses, and be blown up, when things go wrong.

But he watched Grandfather Mole narrowly, with a grin on his face, to see what the old chap would do.

The strenuous efforts made by the Spaniards to secure their release are fully referred to in Chap.

"No, old chap," I answered, pulling the long ears gently till he smiled.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to chap, such as: bloke, lad, boy, fellow, gent, and man.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.