chap

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chap is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
chap

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Noun[change]

Singular
chap

Plural
chaps

  1. (countable) (slang) A chap is a boy or a man.
    Hullo, old chap, did you just arrive?
    There's this chap I know in Bangkok, very helpful.

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Plain form
chap

Third-person singular
chaps

Past tense
chapped

Past participle
chapped

Present participle
chapping

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If something such as your lips chap, they become dry and cracked.
    His lips chapped in the cold.

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