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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chump, fool, gull, mark, patsy, fall guy, sucker, soft touch, mugnoun

    a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of


  1. Chumpnoun

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


  1. chumpnoun

    An incompetent person, a blockhead; a loser.

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

  2. chumpnoun

    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. chumpnoun

    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.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Chumpnoun

    A thick heavy piece of wood, less than a block.

    When one is battered to shivers, they can quickly, of a chump of wood, accommodate themselves with another. Joseph Moxon, Mech. Exer.


  1. chump

    A chump is a person who is easily deceived or fooled; gullible. It can also refer to a person who is naive, foolish, or lacking judgment or common sense. This term is often used in a disrespectful or disparaging manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chumpnoun

    a short, thick, heavy piece of wood

  2. 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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