[chop-ee] /ˈtʃɒp i/
adjective, choppier, choppiest.
(of the sea, a lake, etc.) forming short, irregular, broken waves.
(of the wind) shifting or changing suddenly or irregularly; variable.
uneven in style or quality or characterized by poorly related parts:
The book was a choppy first novel.
adjective -pier, -piest
(of the sea, weather, etc) fairly rough
1830 (of seas), from chop (v.2) + -y (2). Earlier in this sense was chopping (1630s).
noun 1. a thick, often large block of wood on which meat, vegetables, etc., are placed for cutting, trimming, chopping, and the like.
[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 […]
noun, Informal. 1. a garage where stolen cars are dismantled so that their parts can be sold separately. modifier : mixed up with chop shop operators in the Midwest noun phrase A place where stolen cars are dismantled to be sold as parts •A slang dictionary of 1883 defines chopped up as ”Stolen goods divided […]
noun, adjective See chopsocky