chap

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtʃæp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/tʃæp/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(chap; chop, chap)


Inflections of 'chap' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
chaps
v 3rd person singular
chapping
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
chapped
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
chapped
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

chap

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. UK: he's a [decent, nice] (old) chap
  2. UK: a [little, short, tall, kind] chap
  3. UK: be a good chap and [bring, fetch, buy, lend] (me)
  4. UK: the chap [in question, at the shop]
  5. wore a pair of chaps to
  6. don't (even) own a pair of chaps
  7. a balm to [heal, soothe] chaps
v
  1. chap my [lips, skin, face]
  2. the [cold, cold air, wind] has chapped my [lips]
  3. keep your [lips] from chapping
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