Idioms about chop
Origin of chop1
synonym study for chop
Other definitions for chop (2 of 4)
- to barter.
- to bandy words; argue.
Other definitions for chop (3 of 4)
- the jaw.
- the lower part of the cheek; the flesh over the lower jaw.
- the oral cavity; mouth.
- Slang. the embouchure or technique necessary to play a wind instrument.
- Slang. musical ability or virtuosity on any instrument, especially in playing jazz or rock.
- Slang. the music or musical part played by an instrumentalist, especially a solo passage.
- Slang. ability, talent, or skill, as in an occupation or activity: He began auditioning for roles in which he would get the chance to prove his acting chops.
Origin of chop3
Other definitions for chop (4 of 4)
Origin of chop4
How to use chop in a sentence
Scrub them well, then chop them into chunks or leave them whole.Your Guide to Throwing an Outdoor Thanksgiving|AC Shilton|November 17, 2020|Outside Online
Dicing onions pierces the eyes, lemon juice stings, and I will always associate chopping parsley with the incoming threat of a dinner rush at one of my restaurant jobs.Mushroom Hunting at the End of the World|Danny Palumbo|November 12, 2020|Eater
Add the chopped walnuts and cranberries to the flour and mix again.Ease into Winter with Backcountry-Approved Comfort Food|Christina Bernstein|November 12, 2020|Outside Online
Eventually, the 8K gaming chops will come into play as well.The Xbox Series X offers killer gaming—if your TV can handle it|Stan Horaczek|November 11, 2020|Popular-Science
The vegetables are not precooked, so to ensure that you don’t end up with undercooked bits, it is best to finely chop those ingredients, such as the scallions, onion and celery.This sheet-pan cornbread dressing has even more of the crispy, crunchy bits we love|Ann Maloney|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
And how do fraternity members feel about their organizations being on the chopping block?Fraternities in a Post-UVA World|Samantha Allen|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I care more about chopping trees down than buying you that Yohji Yamamoto blouse as a surprise.How Straight World Stole ‘Gay’: The Last Gasp of the ‘Lumbersexual’|Tim Teeman|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Also, programs designed to help low-income families are always the first on the chopping block when state revenues go down.Free Market Failure: Raising a Kid Is a Rigged Game in the USA|Monica Potts|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The internet went crazy when stars started chopping off their hair last year.Goodbye Pixie Cut, Hello Lob: The Haircut Taking Over Hollywood|Erin Cunningham|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But this year, amid severe budget cuts in Washington; it once again went to the chopping block.Gov't Abandons Best Survey for Counting U.S. Drug Users|Abby Haglage|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"I follow you perfectly," said Maloney, looking as if he would much rather be chopping firewood elsewhere and singing.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
A chopping sea, caused by the ebbing tide, was breaking outside the cape which marked the entrance to Sandsgaard Bay.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
Draw one of these pictures:—The women chopping prongs from the beam of the antler.Flaker sawing the prongs off the antler.The Later Cave-Men|Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
It would be like chopping off our hands just to see the blood run, or thrusting them into the fire just to feel the pain.Portrait and Biography of Parson Brownlow, The Tennessee Patriot|William Gannaway Brownlow
An hour later David finished his wood-chopping and suddenly noticed that Shep was gone.Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail|Arthur R. Thompson