from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having many small waves; rough: choppy seas.
- adj. Abruptly shifting; variable. Used of the wind.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. having many small, rough waves
- adj. Discontinuous, intermittent.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Full of cracks.
- adj. Rough, with short, tumultuous waves.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Full of clefts or cracks; chapped; wrinkled.
- Same as chopping.
- Uncertain as to direction; subject to frequent and sudden change; unsteady: as, a choppy wind.
- Irregular; unstable; fluctuating as to prices or rates: as, choppy markets.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. marked by abrupt transitions
- adj. rough with small waves
From chop2.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)