chopstick

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English[edit]

Chopsticks

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

chopstick ‎(plural chopsticks)

  1. A (single) 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

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