chopped liver


: one that is insignificant or not worth considering

Examples of chopped liver in a Sentence

“Wow, she's gorgeous!” “And what am I…chopped liver?”
Recent Examples on the Web While this season could suffer from a lack of prowess at the plate (Shohei Ohtani found a new gig a few miles north of Gene Autry Way, but Mike Trout isn’t chopped liver), a handful of new concession stands and food options are at play for the 2024 season at Angel Stadium. Brock Keeling, Orange County Register, 23 Apr. 2024 Uncle Pinkie’s market offerings are confined to two appetizing cases near the register filled with chicken, tuna and smoked trout salads ($6-$10 for half-pound, $12-$20 per pound), chopped liver ($7-$14) and a trio of cream-cheese spreads ($4-$7 for half-pound, $8-$14 per pound). Phillip Valys,, 2 Mar. 2021 The food wasn’t fancy but neither was it chopped liver (so to speak). Mark Feeney,, 12 May 2022 The package for six people costs $259.94 and includes gefilte fish, chopped liver, chicken noodle soup and matzo balls. Rod Stafford Hagwood, Sun Sentinel, 20 Sep. 2022 Depending on the day of the week, chopped liver can be followed by a Saturday cholent or a Shabbat dinner matzo ball soup, chicken, potato kugel, and tzimmes. Hannah Dylan Pasternak, SELF, 9 Sep. 2022 So what’s Sudfeld, chopped liver? Purdy is bucking long odds. Scott Ostler, San Francisco Chronicle, 24 Aug. 2022 But my mother’s cooking went well beyond the chopped liver, stuffed cabbage, kasha varnishkes and chicken soup of her Eastern European background, both in attention to detail and imagination. New York Times, 2 May 2022 Of interest: All-day breakfast and lunch: whitefish salad, chopped liver, hot dogs with deli mustard and sauerkraut. Kara Baskin,, 28 Feb. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1947, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chopped liver was in 1947

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“Chopped liver.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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