Examples of chump in a Sentence
the guy trying to unload that used car must have thought that I was a chump
Recent Examples of chump from the Web
That might be chump change in the scheme of things, but for an alleged billionaire whose net worth is in a slump, every dollar counts.
That's chump change when compared with Uber's whopping market valuation of $50 billion to $60 billion.
That’s chump change in an age in which teams get almost $90 million in national TV revenue to go with the huge local deals ($120 million for the Lakers, $50 million for the Clippers.)
Washington Nationals: +4 ►Daniel Murphy has .324/.359/.541 slash line, looks like a chump next to Harper, Zimmerman. 2.
That was nice, but that’s chump change compared to what’s possible in these transactions.
A $1.8 billion investment in Tesla Inc. isn’t chump change, even for one of China’s most valuable companies, Tencent Holdings.
In the N.F.L.’s world, displays of principle and common economic sense are for chumps.
The Dodgers and Giants, both playoff teams last season, pieced their rosters together with plenty more than chump change.
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Origin and Etymology of chump
perhaps blend of chunk and lump
First Known Use: 1876See Words from the same year
CHUMP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of chump for English Language Learners
: a person who is easy to trick : a stupid or foolish person
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