chimp v. to take a digital photo and look at it on the camera’s screen. Editorial Note: The term probably comes from scornful references to amateur photographers as “chimps,” a term which is used in other contexts to mean a fool or stupid person and here specifically means a person who does not really know how to take good photographs. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  1. I first heard “chimp” as a verb to describe the fingering action one uses whe operating cellphones and other like gadgets more than five years ago.

  2. Hugh McLean says:

    CHIMP
    This could easily be an acronym:
     
    C check
    H histogram
    I inspect
    M my
    P picture

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