Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Broken; unmusical.
  • noun A name of the chiff-chaff.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • If he ever could learn exactly what it was and exactly what it did and how it did it ... but he'd better chip-chop the wool-gathering and get back onto the job.

    Masters of Space

  • Indicate the end of a sentence by one "chip-chop" made by holding both flags to the right, horizontally, and moving them up and down several times; not altogether, but one flag going down as the other comes up, making the "chopping" motion.

    Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts

  • Jem, occupied in his father's garden, where he had been hoeing and earthing up potatoes in lazy-boy fashion with a chip-chop and a long think, supplemented by a rest at the end of each row to chew tobacco.

    The Lost Middy Being the Secret of the Smugglers' Gap

  • Wood was plentiful enough, and the _chip-chop_ of the axes was heard all day long, willing hands toiling hard, so that at the end of a week a strong wooden breastwork was contrived; and this, as the time went by, was gradually improved, sheds and huts being run up within for shelter from the dews and rain, and for store-places in case we were besieged.

    Mass' George A Boy's Adventures in the Old Savannah

  • The chip-chop numbers were $164,349.53 to gavz101, $126,894.72 to HN Kakaroto and $108,380.75 to

    PokerStars Poker Blog

  • While on a 15-minute break, gavz101 asked if the other two players wanted to look at the chip-chop numbers.

    PokerStars Poker Blog

  • With five players remaining, play was paused at the collective request to see chip-chop numbers.

    PokerStars Poker Blog

  • With five players remaining, play was paused at the collective request to see chip-chop numbers.

    PokerStars Poker Blog

  • The final three players decided to take a gander at the chip-chop numbers in the hopes of reaching a deal, but when the figures were presented by Team PokerStars Pro William Thorson, chip leader RuberbandMan wanted a bigger cut of the action.

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  • The final three players paused the game in order to look at chip-chop numbers, but TheCronic420 with a substantial lead over the other two didn't like the $147,746.16 offered.

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