chapfallen
also chopfallen adjective Date: 1598 1. having the lower jaw hanging loosely 2. cast down in spirit ; depressed

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  • Chapfallen — Chap fall en, a. Having the lower chap or jaw drooping, an indication of humiliation and dejection; crestfallen; discouraged. See {Chopfallen}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chapfallen — [chäp′fô΄lən, chap′fô′lən] adj. [ CHAP1 + FALLEN] 1. having the lower jaw hanging down, as from fatigue 2. disheartened, depressed, or humiliated …   English World dictionary

  • chapfallen — /chop faw leuhn, chap /, adj. dispirited; chagrined; dejected. Also, chopfallen. [1590 1600; CHAP3 + FALLEN] * * * …   Universalium

  • chapfallen — adjective crestfallen, dejected …   Wiktionary

  • chapfallen — Synonyms and related words: abashed, afflicted, agitated, ashamed, baffled, balked, beset, betrayed, bilked, blasted, blighted, blue, blushing, bothered, brooding, broody, cast down, chagrined, confused, crestfallen, crossed, crushed, dashed,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • chapfallen — adj. sad, dispirited, gloomy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chapfallen — a. [Sometimes spelled Chopfallen.] Dejected, dispirited, depressed, discouraged, melancholy, sad, downcast, cast down, disheartened, downhearted, desponding, despondent, blue, crestfallen, low spirited, in low spirits …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • chapfallen — chap·fall·en …   English syllables

  • chapfallen — chap•fall•en [[t]ˈtʃɒpˌfɔ lən, ˈtʃæp [/t]] also chopfallen adj. dejected; dispirited • Etymology: 1590–1600 …   From formal English to slang

  • chapfallen — /ˈtʃæpfɔlən/ (say chapfawluhn) adjective dispirited; chagrined; dejected. Also, chopfallen …   Australian English dictionary

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