hutzpah
or hutzpa variant of chutzpah

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hutzpah — ☆ hutzpah [hoots′pə, khoots′pə; hoots′pä, khoots′pä ] n. CHUTZPAH * * * hutz·pah (KHo͝otʹspə, ho͝otʹ ) n. Variant of chutzpah. * * * …   Universalium

  • hutzpah — ☆ hutzpah [hoots′pə, khoots′pə; hoots′pä, khoots′pä ] n. CHUTZPAH …   English World dictionary

  • 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

  • hutzpah — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun See chutzpah …   English dictionary for students

  • hutzpah — n. (Yiddish) nerve, gall, audacity, guts, balls , boldness; self confidence, courage, spunk …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hutzpah — noun (Yiddish) unbelievable gall; insolence; audacity • Syn: ↑chutzpa, ↑chutzpah • Topics: ↑Yiddish • Hypernyms: ↑crust, ↑gall, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • chutzpa — noun (Yiddish) unbelievable gall; insolence; audacity • Syn: ↑chutzpah, ↑hutzpah • Topics: ↑Yiddish • Hypernyms: ↑crust, ↑gall, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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