- 1 • informal A foolish or easily deceived person: I was left feeling a bit of a chumpMore example sentences
- Just to make sure they knew he meant business the chump fired off a few rounds randomly to scare the shocked onlookers into submission.
- You really think that these chumps can outdo me?
- Imagine being the resident sex symbol of the street, and your only prospects are those chumps?
- 2British The thick end of something, especially a loin of lamb or mutton.More example sentences
- The Big Man, although a bit miffed that I'd bagged the prawns, opted for roast fig and prosciutto salad with pecorino and mizuna, and then the chump of lamb with colcanon and thyme jus.
- Place each chump, skin-side down and roast for 10-12 minutes until just tender but still slightly pink in the middle.
- Add the remaining olive oil to the tin and then add the lamb chumps.
off one's chump
- British • informal Mad: I was beginning to think he’d gone off his chumpMore example sentences
- He must be off his chump if he thinks we're going to fork out that sort of money for a 3mx3m conservatory without any of the extras.
- He must've gone off his chump in his dotage.
- He is probably too off his chump to perform.
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