- to contribute money or assistance; participate.
- Games. to bet a chip or chips, as in poker.
- to interrupt a conversation to say something; butt in: We all chipped in with our suggestions for the reunion.
Idioms about chip
Origin of chip1
OTHER WORDS FROM chipchip·pa·ble, adjectiveun·chip·pa·ble, adjective
Words nearby chip
Other definitions for chip (2 of 3)
Origin of chip2
Other definitions for chip (3 of 3)
Origin of chip3
How to use chip in a sentence
It suddenly occurred to her that she wanted a rum drink, and plantain chips, and to lose herself on a sweaty, packed dance floor.We’re all fantasizing about post-covid dining now: “I just want someone to spill a beer on me”|Emily Heil|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
This business has become a place where people take their kids after school to get a hot chocolate and a chocolate chip cookie.
Children are exposed to lead by paint chips found in homes built prior to 1978, contaminated soil and old lead pipes and fixtures.Nearly half a million U.S. children missed out on lead tests in early 2020|Aimee Cunningham|February 4, 2021|Science News
Mazda just announced it might have to cut output by 34,000 units this year due to a lack of chips.A silicon chip shortage is causing automakers to idle their factories|Jonathan M. Gitlin|February 4, 2021|Ars Technica
I’ll order the nachos but, like, really soak the chips in the queso.
Like drawing tattoos, sewing earmuffs, or fashioning model airplanes from old chip bags?How a ‘Real Housewife’ Survives Prison: ‘I Don’t See [Teresa Giudice] Having a Cakewalk Here’|Michael Howard|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Late former governors of NY, TX starred in a 1994 snack chip ad.
Can you chip away at the distrust of the police among black people?
That victory for the tab became a bargaining chip in all future dealings with the superstar.
When he returned to challenge James in 2006, he was a celebrity with a chip on his shoulder.The Ugly Truth About Cory Booker, New Jersey’s Golden Boy|Olivia Nuzzi|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"Here's a white pitcher, Jess," Violet called, holding up a perfect specimen with a tiny chip in its nose.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner
In such a sea the boat was tossed as if she were a chip; but the gale gave her speed, and speed gave her quick steering power.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
So Roly dove into his pack, which lay unbound on the shore, and presently produced a fish-line wound around a chip.Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail|Arthur R. Thompson
"Reckon they'll jest chip off all my feeturs 'fore they git done with me," he grinned, feeling of the wounded part.Overland|John William De Forest
He was to go to Aberystwith College, and to become a preacher, and wear a black chip straw hat.Mushroom Town|Oliver Onions
British Dictionary definitions for chip
Derived forms of chipchipper, noun
Word Origin for chip
Scientific definitions for chip
Other Idioms and Phrases with chip
In addition to the idioms beginning with chip
- chip and dip
- chip in
- chip off the old block
- chip on one's shoulder
- cash in (one's chips)
- in the money (chips)
- let the chips fall where they may
- when the chips are down