from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Boorish; sullen; rough.
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He made to leave the bar, beamy smile on his chumpish face, and was puzzled when, repeatedly, he could not open the door more than a few inches.
In a chumpish attempt at wordplay, I just lost you.
"Them" being the whole innumerable tribe of persons, inane or chumpish (this adjective I give to the world), who don't mind froth but won't have dregs.
Charges: A fickle, flabbery fiend reviled by both parties, Lieberman somehow finds himself more powerful than ever, failing forward by virtue of the Democrats 'unfalteringly chumpish lack of discipline.
Old Nick probably did not come off because at the moment he was an atrabilarian suffering acutely from black bile or black choler, and his atrabilariousness was making him woefully chumpish.
Sidney's Arcadia in 1580 had used chumpish to express the notion of sullenness.