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Line breaks: chap|pal
Pronunciation: /ˈtʃap(ə)l

Definition of chappal in English:


A slipper.
Example sentences
  • The footwear, chappals or slippers, are worn a size or two big - the bigger the better - and they serve all occasions.
  • Specially made sandals and chappals are also available.
  • Stick in hand, leathery skin and leather chappals worn to shreds, his dispossession was clear from his finely twirled white moustache and neat beard.


from Hindi cappal.

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