1. (Yiddish) unbelievable gall; insolence; audacity
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  • BERNARD KALB, HOST: Molly, since we're practicing bilinguality, let me go from chutzpah to maven. CNN Transcript - Reliable Sources: The Real Al Gore and George Bush: Is the Press Getting the Full Story or Falling for the Image? - March 25, 2000
  • But the thing that really bugs me about Cheney's quote (again, he said, regarding torture, that: "The fact of the matter is the Justice Department reviewed all those allegations several years ago.") is that in using the Justice Department as justification, he brings to mind the old story used to define the Yiddish word chutzpah: Someone who kills his parents and then throws himself on the mercy of the court as an orphan. Mitchell Bard: Hypocrisy Alert: Cheney Relies on the Objectivity of the Justice Department to Defend Torture
  • You can't help but admire the sheer chutzpah of the man. Times, Sunday Times
  • Chutzpah and discipline more than muscle built the Empire on the subcontinent.
  • You have to admire their chutzpah. Times, Sunday Times
  • The group's sheer chutzpah is so persuasive you're entertained all the way.
  • I refused, humiliated and ashamed that I even had the chutzpah to belay Bean, let alone allow him to fall on my watch. Adrian Margaret Brune: Patagonia Climber Bean Bowers: 1973-2011, He Always Picked Himself -- And Others -- Up Again
  • The fêted Worcester quartet's latest is a triumph of loose-limbed chutzpah: breezy, funky rock'n'roll to brighten the shortening days. Times, Sunday Times
  • A Beach Boys Buddy Holly Electric Light Orchestra symphony serenades your bravado with the blissed out chutzpah it requires to rise above the jellyfish and octopi unfazed. Dream World Ideations
  • This college has the sheer chutzpah to name their graduate school after Cambridge!
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