Choppers



[chop-er] /ˈtʃɒp ər/

noun
1.
a person or thing that .
2.
a short ax with a large blade, used for cutting up meat, fish, etc.; butcher’s cleaver.
3.
a prehistoric implement made by striking flakes off one or both sides of a stone, considered the oldest known worked stone tool.
4.
choppers, Slang. the teeth.
5.
Informal. a helicopter.
6.
Slang. a motorcycle.
7.
a device for interrupting an electric current or a beam of light at regular intervals.
verb (used without object)
8.
Informal.

/ˈtʃɒpə/
noun
1.
(mainly Brit) a small hand axe
2.
a butcher’s cleaver
3.
a person or thing that cuts or chops
4.
an informal name for a helicopter
5.
(mainly Brit) a slang name for penis
6.
a device for periodically interrupting an electric current or beam of radiation to produce a pulsed current or beam See also vibrator (sense 2)
7.
a type of bicycle or motorcycle with very high handlebars and an elongated saddle
8.
(NZ) a child’s bicycle
9.
(obsolete, slang, mainly US) a sub-machine-gun
n.

1550s, “one who chops,” agent noun from chop (v.1). Meaning “meat cleaver” is by 1818. Meaning “helicopter” is from 1951, Korean War military slang (cf. egg-beater); as a type of stripped-down motorcycle (originally prefered by Hell’s Angels) from 1965.
chopper
(chŏp’ər)
A crudely flaked, unifacial core tool, especially one associated with the Oldowan stone culture of the early Paleolithic Period.

noun

Teeth, esp false teeth (1930s+)

noun

Related Terms

pork-chopper

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Chopper tool

    noun 1. a core tool of flint or stone, with a transverse cutting edge, characteristic of cultures in Asia and parts of the Middle East and Europe

  • Choppily

    [chop-ee] /ˈtʃɒp i/ adjective, choppier, choppiest. 1. (of the sea, a lake, etc.) forming short, irregular, broken waves. 2. (of the wind) shifting or changing suddenly or irregularly; variable. 3. uneven in style or quality or characterized by poorly related parts: The book was a choppy first novel. /ˈtʃɒpɪ/ adjective -pier, -piest 1. (of the […]



  • Choppiness

    [chop-ee] /ˈtʃɒp i/ adjective, choppier, choppiest. 1. (of the sea, a lake, etc.) forming short, irregular, broken waves. 2. (of the wind) shifting or changing suddenly or irregularly; variable. 3. uneven in style or quality or characterized by poorly related parts: The book was a choppy first novel. /ˈtʃɒpɪ/ adjective -pier, -piest 1. (of the […]

  • Chopping

    [chop] /tʃɒp/ verb (used with object), chopped, chopping. 1. to cut or sever with a quick, heavy blow or a series of blows, using an ax, hatchet, etc. (often followed by down, off, etc.): to chop down a tree. 2. to make or prepare for use by so cutting: to chop logs. 3. to cut […]



Disclaimer: Choppers definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.