noun, plural chophouses
[chop-hou-ziz] /ˈtʃɒpˌhaʊ zɪz/ (Show IPA)
a restaurant specializing in , steaks, and the like.
a restaurant specializing in steaks, grills, chops, etc
(formerly) a customs house in China
1680s, “a mean house of entertainment, where provision ready dressed is sold” [Johnson], from chop (n.) in the “meat” sense + house (n.).
[chop-in] /ˈtʃɒp ɪn/ noun 1. an old Scottish unit of liquid measure equivalent to about a quart. 2. a container holding this amount. [chop-in] /ˈtʃɒp ɪn/ noun 1. . [shoh-pan; for 1 also French shaw-pan] /ˈʃoʊ pæn; for 1 also French ʃɔˈpɛ̃/ noun 1. Frédéric François [fred-uh-rik fran-swah,, fred-rik;; French frey-dey-reek frahn-swa] /ˈfrɛd ə rɪk […]
[choh-peen, chop-in] /tʃoʊˈpin, ˈtʃɒp ɪn/ noun 1. a shoe having a thick sole, usually of cork, suggesting a short stilt, worn especially by women in 18th-century Europe after its introduction from Turkey. /tʃɒˈpiːn/ noun 1. a sandal-like shoe on tall wooden or cork bases popular in the 18th century
[chop-loj-ik] /ˈtʃɒpˌlɒdʒ ɪk/ noun 1. sophistic or overly complicated argumentation. adjective 2. Also, choplogical. exhibiting or indulging in choplogic.
[chop] /tʃɒp/ verb (used without object), chopped, chopping. 1. to turn, shift, or change suddenly: The wind chopped to the west. 2. to vacillate; change one’s mind. 3. Obsolete. Idioms 4. chop logic, to reason or dispute argumentatively; draw unnecessary distinctions. /tʃɒp/ verb chops, chopping, chopped 1. often foll by down or off. to cut […]