chop block

noun

Definition of chop block

  1. :  a dangerous and illegal football block aimed at the legs and especially knees of another player

chop–block

transitive verb,

chop–blocked

;

chop–blocking

;

chop–blocks

… defensive tackle Chester McGlockton became enraged after being chop-blocked by Lepsis. — Michael Silver, Sports Illustrated, 11 Oct. 1999

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