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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv- Abruptly shifting; variable. Used of the wind.

Usage examples (33)
  • Adjective, : The book was a choppy first novel
  • It came out awkwardly, choppily, but it was more than he'd said about it in years.
  • These Erasers moved more in sync with one another than the others they had encountered, but still awkwardly, choppily.
  • Wide-eyed, the governor replied, words tumbling out fast and choppily, like an outboard motor loosened from the stern (per Alessandra Stanley): for more
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