chappie

noun

chap·​pie ˈcha-pē How to pronounce chappie (audio)
British

Example Sentences

a good-humored chappie from the London office
Recent Examples on the Web Editor’s note: Director Neill Blomkamp is back with his latest film Chappie this weekend. Mark Yarm, WIRED, 16 July 2013

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Word History

First Known Use

1822, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chappie was in 1822

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“Chappie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chappie. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

chappie

noun

chap·​pie ˈcha-pē How to pronounce chappie (audio)
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