Examples of chutzpah in a Sentence
had the chutzpah to demand that he be treated as a special case and be given priority in settling his insurance claim
Recent Examples of chutzpah from the Web
That’s the chutzpah that drives some House Democrats crazy.
Soda products were driven out of public schools, but the industry was told to fund pre-K. That’s just chutzpah.
Smart risk-taking was likely prioritized in our genetics from the hunter-gatherer era, when those with enough chutzpah to explore new territories, and so food sources, were likeliest to survive and propagate.
And once the public had processed the chutzpah of the swamp-draining president’s hiring no less than five alumni from Government Sachs, even liberals started wondering whether this wasn’t a terrible development.
Ginsburg is known for her chutzpah both in and out of the courtroom.
Supporters of Hamilton would see presumption rewarded; to them, a Gunn victory would suggest that legal chutzpah, and the funds to pay for it, could convert the desire to be a parent into the fact of being one.
Mr. Erizku also likes to curate shows on Instagram, and has announced in the past, with equal parts Duchampian wit and millennial chutzpah, that his feed would operate like a gallery and be closed to the public at night.
A perusal of the site’ s holiday offerings, however, suggests that people in business must have daily is shameless marketing chutzpah.
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Origin and Etymology of chutzpah
Yiddish khutspe, from Late Hebrew ḥuṣpāh
First Known Use: 1867See Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of chutzpah
CHUTZPAH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of chutzpah for English Language Learners
: personal confidence or courage that allows someone to do or say things that may seem shocking to others
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