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?”

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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 Dishes served include challah bread with apples and honey, homemade gefilte fish, chopped liver, matzo ball soup, beef brisket, apple tarte tatin and flourless chocolate cake. Audrey Gorden, RedEye Chicago, "Ring in the Jewish New Year with these Rosh Hashana specials," 18 Sep. 2017 Traditional foods being served include chopped liver matzo ball soup, beef brisket with gravy, potato pancakes and flourless chocolate cake. Audrey Gorden, RedEye Chicago, "Ring in the Jewish New Year with these Rosh Hashana specials," 18 Sep. 2017 And Humble Bagel will bake the bagels for Sunday brunch that, with its smoked fish and chopped liver, is a homage to New York City delis. Todd A. Price,, "Alon Shaya cooking again with Saba on Magazine Street: Opening Alert," 4 May 2018 For the appetizer, guests may choose from homemade chopped liver, challah with apples and honey or matzo ball soup. Audrey Gorden, RedEye Chicago, "Ring in the Jewish New Year with these Rosh Hashana specials," 18 Sep. 2017 Patron party cuisine was courtesy of Galatoire's and Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, with Sue Barton contributing chopped liver, and the gala food was via Marriott Hotel, organized by Sue Singer. Sue Strachan,, "Temple Sinai celebrates years of service to the New Orleans community," 20 Nov. 2017 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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1947, in the meaning defined above

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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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to boil down or concentrate

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