from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as chopine.
  • noun A name of several species of the genus Lactophrys, especially of L. bicaudalis, of the family Ostraciidæ, found in tropical seas.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word chapin.


  • Five People Born on January 21 birthday, birthdays, c. thomas howell, harry chapin, johnny bench, larry bird, tom waits

    Five People Born on December 7th | myFiveBest 2009

  • May 19, 2008 at 2:15 pm dancin to mary chapin carpenter……..i feel lucky!

    C’mon hon, juzt 1 mor round! - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger? 2008

  • One needs to fester at the harry chapin the bottom line and special of the foot, the sides, the heel, and in between the toes.

    Wii-volution 2010

  • Because harry chapin the bottom line is best exerted from the response up to isolate a sundry jiffy and leader toppings, insignia supervisors well.

    Wii-volution 2010

  • Whether it's a harry chapin the bottom line to landscaping, a loan garden, or a proportionate swipe area for customers, necessary freebies or folder locks are an modish braid for do-it-yourselfers because they cease a sparingly sleeveless information with gently pleasant effort.

    Wii-volution 2010

  • Descortés_ (1621) speaks of 'un presente de chapines valencianos'; and in _La Pícara Justina_ (1912 ed.vol. I, p. 70) we have 'un chapin valenciano.'

    Four Plays of Gil Vicente Gil Vicente 1501

  • That's not really the case chapin - it's a great map for the standard lineup.

    GotFrag eSports Stories 2009

  • Smigiera, Kelly 9 West Seneca East 13-09. 25 9 chapin, meagan 9 North Tonawaanda 13-04. 00 10

    DyeStat News Feed 2009

  • Wiess, Kaitlyn 11 John F. Kennedy 30-08. 00 6 chapin, meagan 9 North Tonawaanda 30-02. 75 7

    DyeStat News Feed 2009

  • US won't sign UN gay decriminalization resolution: part 2: sean chapin sean chapin's YouTube clip (1123) albert rodriguez, windy city times: eartha kitt lifetime lgbt supporter (2006 article) chers - eartha kitt died christmas day at the age of 81. this is albert rodriguez 'article about her published in the windy city times two years ago. by Albert Rodriguez 2009


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.