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ˈtʃæp mənChap·man

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Chapman, John Chapman, Johnny Appleseednoun

    United States pioneer who planted apple trees as he traveled (1774-1845)

  2. chapmannoun

    archaic term for an itinerant peddler

Wiktionary

  1. Chapmannoun

    for a merchant.

    Etymology: From ceapmann (cognate with synonymous German Kaufmann, kopman, köpman), from ceap (whence also cheap) and mann.

  2. chapmannoun

    a dealer or merchant, especially an itinerant one

    Etymology: From ceapmann (cognate with synonymous German Kaufmann, kopman, köpman), from ceap (whence also cheap) and mann.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chapmannoun

    one who buys and sells; a merchant; a buyer or a seller

    Etymology: [AS. cepman; cep trade + man man; akin to D. koopman, Sw. kpman, Dan. kipmand, G. kaufmann.f. Chap to cheapen, and see Cheap.]

  2. Chapmannoun

    a peddler; a hawker

    Etymology: [AS. cepman; cep trade + man man; akin to D. koopman, Sw. kpman, Dan. kipmand, G. kaufmann.f. Chap to cheapen, and see Cheap.]

Freebase

  1. Chapman

    Chapman is a city in Dickinson County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 1,393.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chapman

    chap′man, n. one who buys or sells: an itinerant dealer, a pedlar: (obs.) a purchaser.—n. Chap′-book, a name given to the books which were formerly sold by chapmen. [A.S. céap-mancéap, trade, and mann, man; cf. Ger. kaufmann, and see Cheap.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. chapman

    A small merchant or trader; a ship's super-cargo.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Chapman in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Chapman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Chapman in a Sentence

  1. David Bellairs:

    It has become clear that the safety of cyclists cannot be guaranteed on Chapman's Peak.

  2. Joe Maddon:

    The fact that it’s even considered a race just amazes me, if you’re just going by a generated numerical metric, you’re going to be deceived often. I have n’t seen that body of work in a season, better than him. I ’m going to say this, he’s the best infielder. Him and( A's third baseman Matt) Chapman are two of the best infielders I’ve seen this year. Do n’t tell me there’s anybody out there, both leagues, that play that position like he does.

  3. Senior Chief Slabinski:

    I ’m trying to direct what everybody’s got going on, trying to see what’s going on with John Chapman ; I ’m already 95 percent certain in my mind that John Chapman’s been killed, that’s why I was like, ‘ OK, Air Force officials’ve got to move. ’.

  4. Gloria Hiroko Chapman:

    I was now Mrs. Mark David Chapman, the wife of a murderer and not just any murderer but one whose victim was known and loved by millions around the world.

  5. Duane Chapman:

    My wife is, was, and always will be the heart and soul of' Dog's Most Wanted,' beth Chapman wanted nothing more than for the show to go on, and I am so proud of the legacy that she left behind. She lived and died for this show, and she would be so proud of how hard we worked bringing these criminals to justice.

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