noun \ˈchäp-ˌstik\

: either one of a pair of thin sticks that are used especially by people in Asia to pick up and eat food

Full Definition of CHOPSTICK

:  one of a pair of slender sticks held between thumb and fingers and used chiefly in Asian countries to lift food to the mouth

Illustration of CHOPSTICK


Chinese Pidgin English chop fast + English stick
First Known Use: 1699


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