often attributive
: a genre of motion pictures featuring martial arts violence
a chop-socky star

Word History

First Known Use

1974, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of chop-socky was in 1974

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Cite this Entry

“Chop-socky.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chop-socky. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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