Definition of chopstick
: one of a pair of slender sticks held between thumb and fingers and used chiefly in Asian countries to lift food to the mouth
Recent Examples of chopstick from the Web
My husband’s chopsticks kept stealing over to my plate.
Everything about poke should be easy to eat with either chopsticks or a fork.
Everything about poké should be easy to eat with either chopsticks or a fork.
Everything about poke should be easy to eat with chopsticks or a fork.
In the drawers: three sets of chopsticks, two sets of children’s cutlery. The breakfast drawer contains a loaf of bread and a jar of honey.
Brianna Hamblin firstname.lastname@example.org Their high-tech utensil gives you the choice to show off your chopstick skills or use a fork with a flip of the hand.
Use your finger or a chopstick to poke a hole in the potting soil for each cutting. Insert a stem into each hole,
Use your finger or a chopstick to poke a hole in the potting soil for each cutting.
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Origin and Etymology of chopstick
Chinese Pidgin English chop fast + English stick
First Known Use: 1699See Words from the same year
CHOPSTICK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of chopstick for English Language Learners
: either one of a pair of thin sticks that are used especially by people in Asia to pick up and eat food
CHOPSTICK Defined for Kids
Definition of chopstick for Students
: one of two thin sticks used chiefly in Asian countries to pick up and eat food
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