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choppy

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adjective chop·py \ˈchä-pē\

Definition of choppy

choppier

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choppiest

  1. 1 :  being roughened :  chapped

  2. 2 :  rough with small waves

  3. 3a :  interrupted by ups and downs choppy terrain a choppy careerb :  jerky short choppy stridesc :  disconnected choppy writing

choppily

play \ˈchä-pə-lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of choppy

2chop


First Known Use: 1605


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choppy

adjective chop·py

Definition of choppy

choppier

;

choppiest

  1. :  changeable, variable a choppy wind

Origin and Etymology of choppy

3chop


First Known Use: 1865


CHOPPY Defined for Kids

choppy

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adjective chop·py \ˈchä-pē\

Definition of choppy for Students

choppier

;

choppiest

  1. 1 :  rough with small waves choppy water

  2. 2 :  marked by sudden stops and starts :  not smooth He spoke in quick, choppy sentences.



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