Definition of chump noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//tʃʌmp//
; NAmE NAmE//tʃʌmp//
(old-fashioned, informal) Stupid
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a stupid person Don't be such a chump! See related entries: Stupid Word Originearly 18th cent. (in the sense ‘thick lump of wood’): probably a blend of chunk and lump or stump.
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