chump


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chump 1

 (chŭmp)
n.
1. A gullible person; a dupe.
2. A stupid or foolish person; a dolt.

[Perhaps blend of chunk and lump or stump.]

chump 2

 (chŭmp)
tr. & intr.v. chumped, chump·ing, chumps
To chew or make a chewing movement.

[Variant of champ.]

chump

(tʃʌmp)
n
1. informal a stupid person
2. a thick heavy block of wood
3.
a. the thick blunt end of anything, esp of a piece of meat
b. (as modifier): a chump chop.
4. slang Brit the head (esp in the phrase off one's chump)
[C18: perhaps a blend of chunk and lump1]

chump

(tʃʌmp)
vb
a less common word for chomp

chump

(tʃʌmp)

n.
1. Informal. a foolish or gullible person.
2. a short, thick piece of wood.
3. Brit. the head.
Idioms:
off one's chump, Brit. crazy.
[1695–1705; perhaps b. chunk1 and lump1]

chump


Past participle: chumped
Gerund: chumping

Imperative
chump
chump
Present
I chump
you chump
he/she/it chumps
we chump
you chump
they chump
Preterite
I chumped
you chumped
he/she/it chumped
we chumped
you chumped
they chumped
Present Continuous
I am chumping
you are chumping
he/she/it is chumping
we are chumping
you are chumping
they are chumping
Present Perfect
I have chumped
you have chumped
he/she/it has chumped
we have chumped
you have chumped
they have chumped
Past Continuous
I was chumping
you were chumping
he/she/it was chumping
we were chumping
you were chumping
they were chumping
Past Perfect
I had chumped
you had chumped
he/she/it had chumped
we had chumped
you had chumped
they had chumped
Future
I will chump
you will chump
he/she/it will chump
we will chump
you will chump
they will chump
Future Perfect
I will have chumped
you will have chumped
he/she/it will have chumped
we will have chumped
you will have chumped
they will have chumped
Future Continuous
I will be chumping
you will be chumping
he/she/it will be chumping
we will be chumping
you will be chumping
they will be chumping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been chumping
you have been chumping
he/she/it has been chumping
we have been chumping
you have been chumping
they have been chumping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been chumping
you will have been chumping
he/she/it will have been chumping
we will have been chumping
you will have been chumping
they will have been chumping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been chumping
you had been chumping
he/she/it had been chumping
we had been chumping
you had been chumping
they had been chumping
Conditional
I would chump
you would chump
he/she/it would chump
we would chump
you would chump
they would chump
Past Conditional
I would have chumped
you would have chumped
he/she/it would have chumped
we would have chumped
you would have chumped
they would have chumped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chump - a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage ofchump - a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
dupe, victim - a person who is tricked or swindled

chump 1

noun
A mentally dull person:

chump 2

verb
To bite and grind with the teeth:
Regional: chaw.
Translations

chump

[tʃʌmp]
A. N
1. (= idiot) → tonto/a m/f
you chump!¡imbécil!
2. (= head) → cabeza f
to be off one's chumpestar chiflado
B. CPD chump chop N (Brit) chuleta gruesa con hueso

chump

[ˈtʃʌmp] nimbécile mf, crétin(e) m/f

chump

n
(inf)Trottel m, → dummes Stück, Hornochse m (inf)
he’s off his chump (Brit inf) → der hat ’ne Meise (inf)

chump

[tʃʌmp] n (fam) → zuccone/a
References in classic literature ?
Here's a two-dollar-and-a-half chump with a thirty- dollar style.
And now, as he paced the promenade, watching the stir and bustle of the crowd, he definitely condemned his absent relative as a narrow-minded chump.
Jack Pumpkinhead's a dear old chum who might be called a chump,
Kreis paused long enough in the midst of his exposition to tell him that in most of his "Shame of the Sun" he had been a chump.
No, I'm not chump enough for that, at any rate," Martin answered.
I met a chump deh odder day way up in deh city," he said.
What it came to was that the doctor was a chump and a blighter.
This was what that doctor--not such a chump after all--must have meant!
I've my own theory as to why the Bitter Big Chump bites the hand that fed him so handsomely.
Andrew, who is head chef at Pascal's restaurant in Edgbaston, is well aware of the pressure on people's personal budgets and says his roast chump of lamb with merguez sausage, spiced lentils and glazed lettuce can feed a family of four for less than a tenner.
Pc Chump refused to come to my side of the car to hear why I wanted to nip along Priory Queensway and loop down to the hospital.
And when a chump is bleeding, the toughs take one look, laugh with