chopping

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

chopping

  1. Present participle of chop.

Noun[edit]

chopping (plural choppings)

  1. The action by which something is chopped.

Adjective[edit]

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 []