chutzpah

[ hoo t-spuh, khoo t- ]SEE DEFINITION OF chutzpah

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It was his firm desire to bring some chutzpah into the all too predictable and dreary cuisine on this part of the continent.

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also hutzpah, 1892, from Yiddish khutspe "impudence, gall." from Hebrew hutspah. The classic definition is that given by Leo Rosten: "that quality enshrined in a man who, having killed his mother and father, throws himself on the mercy of the court because he is an orphan."

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