hutzpah

chutzpa

[khoot-spuh, hoot-]
noun Slang.
1.
unmitigated effrontery or impudence; gall.
2.
audacity; nerve.
Also, chutzpah, hutzpa, hutzpah.


Origin:
1890–95; < Yiddish khutspa < Aramaic ḥūṣpā

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hutzpa

[khoot-spuh, hoot-]
noun Slang.
Also, hutzpah.
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chutzpah or hutzpah (ˈxʊtspə)
 
n
informal shameless audacity; impudence
 
[C20: from Yiddish]
 
hutzpah or hutzpah
 
n
 
[C20: from Yiddish]

hutzpah (ˈxʊtspə)
 
n
a variant spelling of chutzpah

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