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chopped liver

cooked liver chopped with onions and hard-boiled eggs and seasoned. Unabridged
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  • I don't know whether a live moose eats hay or chopped liver.

    The Landloper Holman Day
  • If you are obliged to use dead matter, such as chopped liver, or meat, be careful to remove any that may be left.

  • Make some balls of veal forcemeat, to which the chopped liver of the hare has been added, and either fry or bake them.

    The Skilful Cook Mary Harrison
Contemporary definitions for chopped liver

chicken livers, chopped with hard boiled eggs and sauteed onions

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Slang definitions & phrases for chopped liver

chopped liver

noun phrase

An insignificant person or thing; nothing •Often in the negative: We have spent $25 million to adapt. And that isn't chopped liver/ It ain't chopped liver/ I'm not chopped liver. I feel too good to retire/ What the hell is the faculty lounge? Chopped liver? (1930s+)

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that ain't hay

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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