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  • adj. showing chutzpah; not showing due respect; impudent; impertinent; brazen


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From Yiddish חוצפּהדיק (khutspedik), from חוצפּה (khutspe, "chutzpah").


  • Econ nerds who find that galling and even to use a technical term chutzpadik may enjoy this little news item, also from Konczal.

    Richard (RJ) Eskow: Debit Card Sharps: The Fight Over Wall Street's 'Invisible Tax'

  • The chutzpadik manner in which Google has gone about this is breathtaking, and indeed what they have done so far is, in my opinion, already infringing, that is the copying of the books even without making them available.


  • "The idea, communicated in these ads, that America is no place for a proper Jew, and that a Jew who is concerned about the Jewish future should live in Israel, is archaic, and also chutzpadik, if you don't mind me resorting to the vernacular," Mr. Goldberg said.

    NYT > Home Page

  • It is as hypocritical, as chutzpadik, as his essay is absurd.

    The Australian | News |

  • I always thought we had elected a chutzpadik head of state or should that be government.

    The Australian | News |

  • Nevertheless, I'll respond to the substance of your comments even though I find it chutzpadik for you to bring up the Holocaust (when it's half of my family that was turned into soap and lampshades). - Comments

  • I also recognize that Lantos in all likelihood composed this resolution in response to the State Department’s decision to steer clear of Yom Yerushalayim this year, and in that respect, I view it as an respectably chutzpadik act.

    With all due respect, Mr. Lantos, you’re wrong about Jerusalem | Jewschool

  • What is evermore chutzpadik than even the presumption that I’d remotely consider accepting the basic premises of Mormonism, is that when I die, you won’t even allow me that choice.

    Mormons Baptize Simon Wiesenthal | Jewschool

  • So the request for permission now strikes me as more than a bit chutzpadik and presumptive, ’specailly as none of us are in feminist publishing for the ca$h money.

    2005 January - Danya Ruttenberg

  • This is especially chutzpadik for American Jews who know just how much President Obama wants them to cut out all this shit about Zion and other immemorial aspirations so that he can get the Palestinians to participate in "proximity talks" with Israel.

    The New Republic - All Feed


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