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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To cut into or especially through with or as if with a heavy implement (as an ax or cleaver) usually by a forceful slanting blow.

Usage examples (25)
  • Verb (used without object), : The wind chopped to the west
  • Noun : a musician of the first chop
  • Think you have the word chops to take on New Yorker writer Dana Goodyear?
  • This recipe for lamb chops is from the cookbook: Gourmet Meals in Minutes. for more
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