Chap - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a long narrow depression in a surface (syn: crack, cranny, crevice, fissure)
- a crack in a lip caused usually by cold
- (usually in the plural) leather leggings without a seat; joined by a belt; often have flared outer flaps; worn over trousers by cowboys to protect their legs
My lips chap in this dry weather
He's a dozy old chap.
...an Oxford don who's definitely a pernickety old chap...
...one young chap was trying to quieten down the group...
A chap called Bates got bunked for stealing.
The Sunday Times would absolutely eat this chap.
He was a quiet chap, married with kids. That's about it, really.
a heavy chap who must have weighed more than twenty stone
present participle: chapping
past tense: chapped
past participle: chapped