[ chop-ee ]
/ ˈtʃɒp i /
adjective, chop·pi·er, chop·pi·est.
(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.
Words nearby choppy
OTHER WORDS FROM choppychop·pi·ly, adverbchop·pi·ness, noun
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"No names, if you please," Mrs. Treharne interrupted, choppily.The Eddy|Clarence L. Cullen
British Dictionary definitions for choppily
/ (ˈtʃɒpɪ) /
adjective -pier or -piest
(of the sea, weather, etc) fairly rough
Derived forms of choppychoppily, adverbchoppiness, noun
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