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choppy

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adjective, chop·py \ˈchä-pē\

Definition of choppy

choppierchoppiest

  1. 1 :  being roughened :  chapped

  2. 2 :  rough with small waves

  3. 3 a :  interrupted by ups and downs <choppy terrain> <a choppy career> b :  jerky <short choppy strides> c :  disconnected <choppy writing>

choppily play \ˈchä-pə-lē\ adverb


Origin of choppy

2chop


First Known Use: 1605


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choppy

adjective, chop·py

Definition of choppy

choppierchoppiest

  1. :  changeable, variable <a choppy wind>



Origin of choppy

3chop


First Known Use: 1865


CHOPPY Defined for Kids

choppy

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adjective chop·py \ˈchä-pē\

Definition of choppy for Students

choppierchoppiest

  1. 1 :  rough with small waves <choppy water>

  2. 2 :  marked by sudden stops and starts :  not smooth <He spoke in quick, choppy sentences.>





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