chop suey

noun chop su·ey \ ˌchäp-ˈsü-ē \

Definition of chop suey

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

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Origin and Etymology of chop suey

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


CHOP SUEY Defined for English Language Learners

chop suey

noun

Definition of chop suey for English Language Learners

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


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