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chap

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of chap

  1. 1 chiefly British  an adult male human being <a couple of chaps kindly gave us directions to Buckingham Palace> Synonyms bastard, bloke [chiefly British], buck, cat, man [chiefly British], chappie [British], dude, fella, fellow, galoot [slang], gent, gentleman, guy, hombre, jack, joe, joker, lad, maleRelated Words master, mister, sir; buddy, buster

  2. 2 Southern & Midland  a young person who is between infancy and adulthood <a cute little chap> Synonyms bairn [chiefly Scottish], bambino, bud, child [Southern & Midland], chick, cub, juvenile, kid, kiddie (also kiddy), kiddo, moppet, sprat, sprout, squirt, whelp, youngling, youngster, youthRelated Words adolescent, minor; kindergartner (also kindergartener), preschooler, rug rat [slang], schoolboy, schoolchild, schoolgirl, schoolkid; babe, baby, bantling, infant, neonate, nestling, newborn, toddler, tot, tyke (also tike), weanling; brat, devil, hellion, imp, jackanapes, mischief, monkey, rapscallion, rascal, rogue, urchin, whippersnapper; cherub; preteen, preteen-ager, subteen, teen, teenager, teener, teenybopper, tween; lad, nipper, shaver, stripling, tad; bobby-soxer, hoyden, tomboyNear Antonyms middle-ager; ancient, elder, golden-ager, oldster, old-timer, senior, senior citizenAntonyms adult, grown-up




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