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Definition 1: (usually in the plural) leather leggings without a seat; joined by a belt; often have flared outer flaps; worn over trousers by cowboys to protect their legs - [noun denoting artifact]

(chap is a kind of ...) a garment covering the leg (usually extending from the knee to the ankle)

(chap is used in the usage domain ...) the form of a word that is used to denote more than one

Definition 2: a crack in a lip caused usually by cold - [noun denoting object]

(chap is a kind of ...) a long narrow opening

Definition 3: a boy or man - [noun denoting person]

Samples where chap or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • that chap is your host
  • there's a fellow at the door
  • he's a likable cuss
  • he's a good bloke

Synonyms for chap in the sense of this definition

(chap is a kind of ...) a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies

(... is a kind of chap ) informal term for a man

"you lucky dog"

Definition 4: a long narrow depression in a surface - [noun denoting shape]

Synonyms for chap in the sense of this definition

(chap is a kind of ...) a concavity in a surface produced by pressing

"he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud"

Definition 5: crack due to dehydration - [verb of change]

Samples where chap or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • My lips chap in this dry weather

(chap is a kind of ...) break partially but keep its integrity

"The glass cracked"

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