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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Supreme self confidence; Nerve, gall.

Usage examples (16)
  • And while hutzpa might be a Yiddish word, Jews certainly don't hold the monopoly on it.
  • Synonyms: audaciousness (n), audacity (n), hutzpa (n).
  • Full of passionate daring and personal hutzpa, only a poet could have written The Nakedness of the Fathers.
  • Even in Arabic that's known as "hutzpa". for more
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