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 Dictionary entry overview: What does chutzpah mean? 

  The noun CHUTZPAH has 1 sense:

1. (Yiddish) unbelievable gall; insolence; audacity

  Familiarity information: CHUTZPAH used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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(Yiddish) unbelievable gall; insolence; audacity

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects


chutzpa; chutzpah; hutzpah

Hypernyms ("chutzpah" is a kind of...):

cheekiness; crust; freshness; gall; impertinence; impudence; insolence (the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties)

Domain category:

Yiddish (a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script)

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