- Present participle of chop.
chopping (plural choppings)
- The action by which something is chopped.
chopping (comparative more chopping, superlative most chopping)
- Shifting or changing suddenly, as the wind; also, having tumbling waves dashing against each other.
- a chopping sea
- (obsolete) stout; large; plump
- Elijah Fenton
- Yet some prolific planet smil'd, / And gave the pair a chopping child […]