[ US /ˈtʃəmp/ ]
[ UK /t‍ʃˈʌmp/ ]
  1. a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
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How To Use chump In A Sentence

  • And in a way I want to make my language as mimetic as possible, as sensual as possible, so that you can feel the treetops, taste the lamb chump chops, and hear the wind and the sound of the surf beating on the beach.
  • Pluralists have even tried to adapt Schumpeter's account, but have neglected his strong elitist account of input politics.
  • The limitations of party competition Schumpeter's redefinition of democracy as a method has been extremely influential.
  • BROWN: That's Hank Paulson's deputy there being called a chump by a member of Congress. CNN Transcript Nov 14, 2008
  • But why do successful people allow voyeurs to poke around their personal lives in the certain knowledge that they will end up looking chumps?
  • There were so many loopholes and shelters that only the chumps got that big of a bite taken out of their pockets - hench the alternative minimum tax was created. Matthew Yglesias » The Case for More Tax Brackets
  • The sea cows went on schlooping and grazing, and chumping in the weed and Kotick asked them questions in every language that he had picked up in his travels; and the Sea People talk nearly as many languages as human beings. The Jungle Book.
  • Here, Schumpeter provides a brilliant and pertinent explanation of the mechanism whereby non-banks can become creators of ‘circulating medium’ and credit.
  • I am inclined to think, old boy, that there is a good deal of what they call the chump about me. Old Ebenezer
  • It is then that, stripped for a brief moment of our armour of complacency and self-esteem, we see ourselves as we are -- frightful chumps in a world where nothing goes right; a grey world in which, hoping to click, we merely get the raspberry; where, animated by the best intentions, we nevertheless succeed in perpetrating the scaliest bloomers and landing our loved ones neck-deep in the gumbo. Jill the Reckless
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