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chaps Explained

chaps at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


chaps at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1844, Amer.Eng., short for chaparejos, from Mexican Sp. chaparreras, worn to protect from chaparro (see chaparral). ///

chaps at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

21 Moby Thesaurus words for "chaps":
bazoo, chops, embouchure, gab, gob, jaw, jaws, jowls, kisser, lips,
mandibles, maw, maxilla, mouth, mug, mush, muzzle, oral cavity,
premaxilla, trap, yap

chaps at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

[pl.] protective leather coverings worn over trousers/pants by COWBOYS, etc. when riding a horse:
a pair of chaps

Chaps at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Chaps \Chaps\, n. pl.
Short for {Chaparajos}. [Colloq.]

Chaps \Chaps\, n. pl.
The jaws, or the fleshy parts about them. See {Chap}. ``Open
your chaps again.'' --Shak.

chaps at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Chaparajos \Cha`pa*ra"jos\, n. pl. [Mex. Sp.]
Overalls of sheepskin or leather, usually open at the back,
worn, esp. by cowboys, to protect the legs from thorny
bushes, as in the chaparral; -- called also {chapareras} or
colloq. {chaps}. [Sp. Amer.]

Flews \Flews\, n. pl.
The pendulous or overhanging lateral parts of the upper lip
of dogs, especially prominent in hounds; -- called also
{chaps}. See Illust. of {Bloodhound}.

chaps at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » CHAPS



* Inter: IPA » /tʃæps/|/ʃæps/

Etymology 1

From Inter: term » chap.


chaps {{p}}
  • Inter: plural of » chap



  • Inter: third-person singular of » chap

    Etymology 2

    Short for American Spanish Inter: term » chaparreras|lang=es.


    Inter: wikipedi » a

  • Inter: en-noun » plurale tantum
  • Protective leather leggings attached at the waist.
    1. : If you are going to use that chainsaw, why dont you put on a pair of chaps?''
    2. : Chaps were a costume staple of Westerns.
      Inter: trans-top » Protective leather leggings attached at the waist

  • Russian: чаппарахас

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Spanish: zahones

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    See also
    * chinks
  • woolies


    * Pasch

  • Translation: ar » chaps
    Translation: de » chaps
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    Translation: ku » chaps
    Translation: hu » chaps
    Translation: my » chaps
    Translation: pl » chaps
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    Translation: te » chaps
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    Translation: zh » chaps

    CHAPS at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » chaps


    Inter: wikipedi » a

    Proper noun

    Inter: en-proper nou » n
  • Inter: Britis » h Inter: acronym of » clearing house automated payment system|dot=: a method of same-day banking transfer.


    * Pasch