chip in


chip in

verb

Definition of CHIP IN

intransitive verb
1
:  contribute <everyone chipped in for the gift>
2
chiefly British :  chime in 2
transitive verb
:  contribute <chip in five dollars>

Examples of CHIP IN

  1. <we all chipped in and bought flowers for the secretaries>
  2. <forgive me in chipping in like this, but I think I know a better way to get to Trafalgar Square>

First Known Use of CHIP IN

1861

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