chopstick


chop·stick

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

Origin of CHOPSTICK

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

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