chopped liver


Definition of 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 It’s not like DeChambeau was chopped liver before this recent fitness frenzy. Tim Schmitt, Detroit Free Press, "Bryson DeChambeau crushes bombs and shoots 66 at Rocket Mortgage Classic, says it's his 'B-game'," 2 July 2020 The multi-course Hanukah menu features chopped liver, potato latkes, and matzoh ball soup. Janice Wald Henderson, Condé Nast Traveler, "Five Great Holiday Cruises Worth Taking," 13 Nov. 2019 All dine-in entrées come with a glass of kosher wine, matzo ball soup, gefilte fish or chopped liver, mini potato pancakes, carrot tzimmes, dessert as well as coffee or tea. Rod Stafford Hagwood,, "Check out these Rosh Hashana restaurant and market specials," 17 Sep. 2019 With that, Sarah Faherty, San Diego mother of three, learned her fate — which wasn’t chopped liver. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Column: Life after ‘MasterChef’ for San Diego home cook Sarah Faherty," 23 Sep. 2019 One of them is a cold lobster roll, and it’s not chopped liver. Devra First,, "How does Fenway Eventide stack up to the original?," 4 June 2018 The other team in that bunch was Michigan State's 2010 group, which wasn't exactly chopped liver as the Spartans ranked 33rd offensively and 27th defensively. Nick Baumgardner, Detroit Free Press, "Michigan has the goods for deep NCAA run if consistency sticks," 8 Mar. 2018 Are all those other legends just so much chopped liver? Bruce Jenkins, San Francisco Chronicle, "It’s Kobe’s house with the Warriors in town," 16 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of chopped liver

1947, in the meaning defined above

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“Chopped liver.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of chopped liver

US slang : someone or something that is not important or appealing

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