What is another word for chap?

2676 synonyms found


[ t͡ʃˈap], [ t‍ʃˈap], [ tʃ_ˈa_p]

"Chap" is a slang term used to refer to a man or a boy. However, there are various synonyms that can be used to replace this word depending on the context and the tone of the sentence. "Bloke" and "guy" are commonly used synonyms for "chap" especially in British English. "Fellow" is another more formal option that is often used in a polite conversation. For a more playful tone, terms such as "dude" or "fella" can be used. "Boy" and "lad" are also synonyms that can be used for younger individuals. "Bro" is a modern slang term that is also used in informal contexts as a synonym for "chap".

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How to use "Chap" in context?

The word "chap" is derived from the Old French word "chape," which in turn is derived from the medieval Latin word "capula," meaning a small piece of wood or metal used as a cover for something. The word first appeared in English in the 15th century and was used to describe a type of rapier.

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    • Proper noun, singular
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    • Interjection

Homophones for Chap:

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