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ˈtʃæp mənChap·man

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Chapman, John Chapman, Johnny Appleseed(noun)

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

  2. chapman(noun)

    archaic term for an itinerant peddler


  1. Chapman(ProperNoun)

    for a merchant.

  2. chapman(Noun)

    a dealer or merchant, especially an itinerant one

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chapman(noun)

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

  2. Chapman(noun)

    a peddler; a hawker

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


  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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  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. 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.

  3. Diane Gottsman:

    Kendra Chapman can let [ the host ] know in advance,' Listen, I'm going to come, but... I have some severe allergies, and I would love to bring a casserole that I can share with everyone,'.

  4. Major League Baseball:

    After reviewing the staff report, I found Mr. Chapman's acknowledged conduct on that day to be inappropriate under the negotiated policy, particularly his use of a firearm and the impact of that behavior on his partner.

  5. Mike Chapman:

    We know some people questioned Mike Chapman memory, but not the judges and not me, we are both so grateful that this day finally arrived. Kathy can put the past behind her. It was an act of horror that changed all of our childhoods.

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