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chop suey

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noun chop su·ey \ˌchäp-ˈsü-ē\

Simple Definition of chop suey

  • : a combination of vegetables and meat or fish that is served with rice

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of chop suey

plural chop sueys

  1. :  a dish prepared chiefly from bean sprouts, bamboo shoots, water chestnuts, onions, mushrooms, and meat or fish and served with rice and soy sauce

Origin of chop suey

Chinese (Guangdong) jaahp-seui odds and ends, from jaahp miscellaneous + seui bits


First Known Use: 1888

Rhymes with chop suey


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