What does the word chop mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A jaw.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To cut by strokes; make cutting strokes; hew; mince.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To chap.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To veer, as wind.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A cut of meat containing a rib.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A cleft or fissure.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • An act of chopping, or a tool for chopping.

Usage examples for chop

  1. A sword- people used to chop each other's heads off with them. – The Sword by Frank Quattrocchi
  2. There's the mistress and me jist mairtyrs to that chop! – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  3. While lying here we had a severe gale from the westward, which produced considerable " chop." – The Captive in Patagonia by Benjamin Franklin Bourne
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