Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 01/27/20 Chutzpa

Chutzpa (noun)
chutzpa or chutz·pah, hutz·pa, hutz·pah [ hoo t-spuh, khoo t- ]

noun Slang.
1. unmitigated effrontery or impudence; gall.
2. audacity; nerve.

boldness, nerve, discourtesy, gall, overconfidence, presumptuousness, impertinence, sauciness, brazenness, forwardness, cheekiness, rudeness, chutzpah, effrontery, disrespect, cheek, pushiness, audacity, insolence, hutzpah

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Origin: 1890–95; < Yiddish khutspa < Aramaic ḥūṣpā

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