Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “chapped”

See all translations

chapped

adjective uk   /tʃæpt/ us  
Chapped skin is sore, rough, and broken, especially because of cold weather: chapped lips She'd been working outside all winter and her hands were red and chapped.
chap
verb [I or T] uk   /tʃæp/ (-pp-) us  
The cold wind had chapped her lips.
Translations of “chapped”
in Spanish agrietado…
in French gercé…
in German rissig…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指皮膚因寒冷而)皸裂的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指皮肤因寒冷而)皲裂的…
(Definition of chapped from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of chapped?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “chapped” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

baby

a very young child, especially one that has not yet begun to walk or talk

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More