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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chump, fool, gull, mark, patsy, fall guy, sucker, soft touch, mug(noun)

    a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of


  1. Chump(n.)

    a stupid person; a fool; a dolt; also, a dupe.

    Etymology: [Cf. Icel. kumbr a chopping, E. chop.]


  1. chump(Noun)

    An incompetent person, a blockhead; a loser.

    That chump wouldn't know his ass from a hole in the ground.

  2. chump(Noun)

    A gullible person; a sucker; someone easily taken advantage of; someone lacking common sense.

    It shouldn't be hard to put one over on that chump.

  3. chump(Noun)

    The thick end, especially of a piece of wood or of a joint of meat.

    They were shaped as if they had been unskillfully cut off the chump end of something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chump(noun)

    a short, thick, heavy piece of wood

    Etymology: [Cf. Icel. kumbr a chopping, E. chop.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chump

    chump, an end lump of wood: a blockhead: the head.—Off his chump—out of his mind.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. CHUMP

    Any one whose opinion differs radically from ours.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chump in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chump in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of chump in a Sentence

  1. Chief Executive Mark Fields:

    It’s not chump change.

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    difficult to describe
    • A. indiscernible
    • B. omnifarious
    • C. ectomorphic
    • D. elusive

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