chutzpa
noun see chutzpah

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  • 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

  • chutzpa — /khoot speuh, hoot /, n. Slang. 1. unmitigated effrontery or impudence; gall. 2. audacity; nerve. Also, chutzpah, hutzpa, hutzpah. [1890 95; < Yiddish khutspa < Aram huspa] * * * …   Universalium

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

  • chutzpa — chutz·pa …   English syllables

  • chutzpa — chutz•pa or chutz•pah [[t]ˈxʊt spə, ˈhʊt [/t]] n. Slang. 1) sts unmitigated effrontery or impudence; gall 2) sts audacity; nerve • Etymology: 1890–95; < Yiddish khutspe < Heb ḥūṣpā …   From formal English to slang

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

  • Chutzpa Productions — Inc. is a producer of documentary films. Contents 1 History 2 Films 3 Film festivals 4 External links History …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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