Examples of chops in a sentence
that pianist really doesn't yet have the musical chops to do that piece justice
the toddler popped a candy into his chops and grinned stickily
Origin and Etymology of chops
alteration of 3chap
First Known Use: 1589
CHOPS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of chops for English Language Learners
: the part of an animal's face that covers the jaws
: a person's jaw
: skill or excellence in a particular field or activity (such as acting or playing music)
CHOPS Defined for Kids
Definition of chops for Students
: the fleshy covering of the jaws The fox was licking his chops.
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