social courage and hustle; determination
as seen in Oprah's Chutzpa Awards...someone with extreme amounts of courage, pizazz, determination, creativity, etc.
by Mia March 06, 2005
Meaning: Attitude, or disrespect.
A Yidish word, though has become quite popular, for instance, in New York.

Adjective is chutzpadik.
John: I just smacked my teacher.
Mary: That took a lot of chutzpa.

John: I just smacked my teacher.
Mary: Thats very chutzpadik.
by Joshua S. January 18, 2004
gumption
by Anonymous September 24, 2003

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