Meaning of 'chop'

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Meaning of ‘chop’

11 definitions found.



a grounder that bounces high in the air

Synonyms: chopper


a tennis return made with a downward motion that puts backspin on the ball

Synonyms: chop shot


a jawbone

Example: "I was hit on the chops."


a small cut of meat including part of a rib


irregular motion of waves, usually caused by wind blowing in a direction opposite to the tide

Example: "The boat headed into the chop."


to hit sharply


to cut with a hacking tool

Example: "I chopped the veggies."

Synonyms: hack


to cut into pieces

Example: "We chopped the vegetables for a soup."

Synonyms: cut up chop up


to strike sharply, as in some sports


to form or shape by chopping

Example: "Chop a hole in the ground for this pipe."


to move suddenly

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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