Open main menu

Wiktionary β

Contents

EnglishEdit

 
Chopsticks

EtymologyEdit

From Chinese Pidgin English chop (quick) (compare chop-chop) + stick.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chopstick (plural chopsticks)

  1. A particular East Asian eating utensil, used in pairs and held in the hand. The utensil is a stick, usually made of wood and measuring approximately 23cm (10 inches) in length.
  2. (ethnic slur) An Asian person.

Related termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit