hutzpa
I. noun see chutzpah II. see hutzpah

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hutzpa — chutzpa chutzpa, chutzpah chutzpah . [Yiddish khutzpa.] aggressive boldness or unmitigated effrontery; gall; as, he had the chutzpah to question my decision. [Also spelled {hutzpa}, and {hutzpah}.] Syn: audacity, audaciousness. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hutzpa — /khoot speuh, hoot /, n. Slang. chutzpa. Also, hutzpah. * * * …   Universalium

  • hutzpa — noun Variant of chutzpah …   Wiktionary

  • hutzpa — chutz·pa || hÊŠtspÉ™ n. (Yiddish) nerve, gall, audacity, guts, balls , boldness; self confidence, courage, spunk …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hutzpa — hutz•pa or hutz•pah [[t]ˈxʊt spə, ˈhʊt [/t]] n. Slang. cvb sts chutzpa …   From formal English to slang

  • hutzpa — I. noun see chutzpah II. see hutzpah * * * /khoot speuh, hoot /, n. Slang. chutzpa. Also, hutzpah …   Useful english dictionary

  • chutzpa — chutzpa, chutzpah chutzpah . [Yiddish khutzpa.] aggressive boldness or unmitigated effrontery; gall; as, he had the chutzpah to question my decision. [Also spelled {hutzpa}, and {hutzpah}.] Syn: audacity, audaciousness. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chutzpah — chutzpa chutzpa, chutzpah chutzpah . [Yiddish khutzpa.] aggressive boldness or unmitigated effrontery; gall; as, he had the chutzpah to question my decision. [Also spelled {hutzpa}, and {hutzpah}.] Syn: audacity, audaciousness. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hutzpah — chutzpa chutzpa, chutzpah chutzpah . [Yiddish khutzpa.] aggressive boldness or unmitigated effrontery; gall; as, he had the chutzpah to question my decision. [Also spelled {hutzpa}, and {hutzpah}.] Syn: audacity, audaciousness. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chutzpah — also chutzpa or hutzpah or hutzpa noun Etymology: Yiddish khutspe, from Late Hebrew ḥuṣpāh Date: 1883 supreme self confidence ; nerve, gall Synonyms: see temerity …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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