1. An underworld novice. 2. A working person; a mark; a sucker.

- american underworld dictionary - 1950

A clumsy, stupid fellow or someone who is exceptionally naive.

Chump (?), n. [Cf. Icel. kumbr a chopping, E. chop.]

A short, thick, heavy piece of wood.

Morton.

Chump end, the thick end; as, the chump end of a joint of meat.

Dickens.

 

© Webster 1913.

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