Instantly all were chumping almonds, and the icy atmosphere thawed into summer.
Iss it chumping up und schlogging an officer on der head mitout notice?
You mighdt haf got your prains knocked oudt by chumping indo der car—und all pecause der prown feller vanted to blay shpook!
1703, "short, thick lump of wood," akin to Old Norse kumba "block of wood." Meaning "blockhead" is first attested 1883. Chump change attested by 1950.
: The honest, hardworking immigrant was a chump game
A stupid person, esp a dupe; sucker: I look like a chump these days (1877+)
: You were chumped, Donna Rice and Marla Trump (1920s+)
[origin unknown; perhaps an alteration of chunk referring to blockheadedness]