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chapfallen or chopfallen (CHAP-faw-luhn, chop-) adjective
Dejected or dispirited.
[From chap or chop (jaw) + fallen.]
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"Jon Bon Jovi, the New Jersey rock 'n' roller, says he's chapfallen and desolate over rumors that his band is about to break up." Chris Reidy; Bon Jovi's Funk; Boston Globe; Aug 7, 1990.
This week's theme: words to describe people.
As I grow to understand life less and less, I learn to live it more and more. -Jules Renard, writer (1864-1910)
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