chap-fallen

chapfallen

[chop-faw-luhn, chap-]
adjective
dispirited; chagrined; dejected.
Also, chopfallen.


Origin:
1590–1600; chap3 + fallen

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chapfallen or chopfallen (ˈtʃæpˌfɔːlən)
 
adj
dejected; downhearted; crestfallen
 
[C16: from chops + fallen]
 
chopfallen or chopfallen
 
adj
 
[C16: from chops + fallen]

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