Chaps definition

chăps, shăps
Heavy leather trousers without a seat, worn over ordinary trousers by ranch hands to protect their legs.
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Leather trousers without a seat, worn over ordinary trousers by cowboys to protect their legs.
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Plural form of chap.
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Third-person singular simple present indicative form of chap.
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Protective leather leggings attached at the waist.

If you are going to use that chainsaw, why don't you put on a pair of chaps?

Chaps were a costume staple of Westerns.

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(UK) Acronym of clearing house automated payment system: a method of same-day banking transfer.
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Origin of chaps

  • Short for American Spanish chaparreras from Spanish chaparro chaparral chaparral

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Short for American Spanish chaparreras.

    From Wiktionary

  • From chap.

    From Wiktionary