chop–chop

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adverb \ˌchäp-ˈchäp, ˈchäp-ˈ\

Definition of chop–chop

  1. :  without delay :  quickly

Origin and Etymology of chop–chop

Chinese Pidgin English, reduplication of chop fast


First Known Use: 1834

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