chops

/ (tʃɒps) /

pl n

the jaws or cheeks; jowls
the mouth
slang
  1. music embouchure
  2. jazz skill
lick one's chops informal to anticipate with pleasure

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Word Origin for chops

C16: of uncertain origin
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Idioms and Phrases with chops

chops

see break one's ass (chops); lick one's chops.

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