chopping

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

chopping

  1. Present participle of chop.

NounEdit

chopping (plural choppings)

  1. The action by which something is chopped.

AdjectiveEdit

chopping (comparative more chopping, superlative most chopping)

  1. Shifting or changing suddenly, as the wind; also, having tumbling waves dashing against each other.
    a chopping sea
  2. (obsolete) stout; large; plump
    • Elijah Fenton
      Yet some prolific planet smil'd, / And gave the pair a chopping child []
Last modified on 12 September 2013, at 16:48