chutzpah
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Part of SpeechnounOrigin + Etymology
Yiddish, from Aramaic ḥu ṣpā
Synonyms
noun
audacitycheekgutsnerveboldnessgall
Antonyms
noun
humilitymeeknessmodesty
Definition
nouninformal shameless audacity; impudence
Examples
nounYou may not like him, but you sure have to admire his chutzpah.
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