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the way paul got that traffic-cop to believe he didn't kill jack with jack's body in the trunk, talk about chutzpah!
by sum guy January 28, 2003
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Briefly, "the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own." Originally from the Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows, which has a lot more beautiful neologism definitions like this you might enjoy.
I felt deep sonder thinking about the all the people who looked up this word along with me.
by rednos January 10, 2013
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bloody cheek with a real nerve
a man is up in court for killing his mother and father ... he pleads to the court for leniency ... because he is an orphan ... now that's a chutzpah
by Alphasilk March 18, 2005
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boldness, especially of an arrogant sort (From Hebrew and/or Yiddish)
That artist had some major chutzpah to come up with a design like that.
by The Return of Light Joker November 02, 2010
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Daring and self belief. Feeling really funky about something and there fore not stressing about it. Chutzpah is not just a feeling but a way of life. It’s about feeling audacious and having courage in yourself.
Go into the exam with chutzpah and even if you don’t know anything you’ll do okay.

Ethan has a bunch of chutzpah
by CharleshasChutzpah June 04, 2019
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Old joke about the kid who killed his parents and then pleaded for mercy in court because he was an orphan.

(taken from Digital Filmmaking 101 book by Dale Newton and Josh Gaspard, page 31)
And from there you can bargain for better. You've got to have the chutzpah to keep pushing for more and more -- or in this case, less and less.
by paing January 18, 2004
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dareness
Bill Pullman as James Bond! What's not to love? I give this film a "6" just for chutzpah.
by Merab October 25, 2003
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