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Chutzpah \noun\ hootz-pah\
(Yiddish) 1. personal confidence or courage that allows someone to do or say things that may seem shocking to others
2. unbelievably gall, insolence, audacity
crust, gall, impertinence, impudence, insolence, cheekiness, freshness < discourtesy, rudeness < manner, personal manner < demeanor, demeanour, behavior, behaviour, conduct, deportment < trait < attribute < abstraction, abstract entity < entity
Examples of CHUTZPAH
- <had the chutzpah to demand that he be treated as a special case and be given priority in settling his insurance claim>
Origin of CHUTZPAH
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