adjective, chop·pi·er, chop·pi·est.
Related formschop·pi·ly, adverbchop·pi·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for choppy
The San Francisco Chronicle called it "choppy and flawed," CNN "a bizarre failure."
(The choppy, inert 2000 TV movie with Toby Stephens, Mira Sorvino and Paul Rudd barely registered a blip).
But it is setting off on a new course, alone, into choppy seas.Why Time Warner Felt It Had to Spin Off Magazine Unit Time Inc.|Daniel Gross|March 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
After a choppy run in the U.S., could David Beckham be headed to Paris—or China?
You see, when states have the ability to curtail the applications of a Constitutional right, you get into choppy waters.Martha Plimpton on Women’s Rights, Sandra Fluke, and Organization A is For|Martha Plimpton|November 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
They have a short, choppy stride, far different to the gangling gait of the American soldier.Our Army at the Front|Heywood Broun
The boat was still moving with unabated speed, and the dark, choppy water stretched all round them.The Blue Pavilions|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
The water was choppy and roily, the canoe bobbed a good deal, the anchors dragged, and we did not see any fish.Tales of Fishes|Zane Grey
It was at about this time that the siren in the Shed began its choppy, hiccoughing series of warm-up notes.Space Platform|Murray Leinster
Or the fog comes down over a choppy sea with a whizzing wind that sets the whitecaps flying backward like a horse's mane.Vikings of the Pacific|Agnes C. Laut