The definition of a chap is a man or boy.(noun)
A man is an example of a chap.
To chap is defined as to become cracked or dry.(verb)
When your skin becomes dry and prone to cracking, this is an example of a time when your skin begins to chap.
See chap in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: prob. < ME cheppe < ?
Origin: < chapman
See chap in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb chapped chapped, chap·ping, chaps verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English chappen.
Origin: Short for chapman.
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