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chopper

noun chop·per \ ˈchä-pər \
Updated on: 7 Dec 2017

Definition of chopper

1 : one that chops
2 choppers plural, slang : teeth
3 : a device that interrupts an electric current or a beam of radiation (such as light) at short regular intervals
6 : a high-bouncing batted baseball
7 : a customized motorcycle; specifically : one that has the front wheel forward of the handlebars

Examples of chopper in a Sentence

  1. The sound of choppers filled the sky.

  2. army choppers evacuated refugees from the war zone

Recent Examples of chopper from the Web

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First Known Use of chopper

1552


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chopper

verb

Definition of chopper

Recent Examples of chopper from the Web

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First Known Use of chopper

1955


CHOPPER Defined for English Language Learners

chopper

noun

Definition of chopper for English Language Learners

  • : someone or something that chops something

  • : a motorcycle that has a front wheel which is farther forward than the handlebars


CHOPPER Defined for Kids

chopper

noun chop·per \ ˈchä-pər \

Definition of chopper for Students

1 : someone or something that chops
  • a food chopper


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