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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…
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