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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: chump 'thick piece of wood' (18-19 centuries), perhaps from chunk + lump

chump

noun
     
chump [countable]
1 informal someone who is silly or stupid, and who is easily deceived
2

chump chop/steak

British EnglishDF a thick piece of meat with a bone in it

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