from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Alternative spelling of chop logic.
  • n. Alternative spelling of chop logic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who bandies words or is very argumentative.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An argumentative, disputatious person.
  • n. Disputation; arguing; hair-splitting; over-subtle reasoning: used contemptuously.


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  • If they would spend half the time on questions of a practical nature instead of this chop-logic drivel, the world would be better run.

    The Lark And The Wren

  • "No, that is chop-logic: for words are only transitory noises, whereas man is the child of God, and has an immortal spirit."

    Figures of Earth

  • After the Teacher left, many new doctrines were brought about, and much chop-logic was put into the text-books by those who succeeded Him, but with all their human invention they have never approached the perfection of the motto that He left behind for the corner-stone of good manners.

    Observations of a Retired Veteran

  • He must read everything, even such insufferable rot as "Coin's Financial School," and those literary nightmares turned loose in rejoinder -- veritable Rozinantes, each bearing a chop-logic Don Quixote with pasteboard helmet and windmill spear.

    The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 1.

  • These questions can only be answered by de-forming the impression given by each of these works to present it in the chop-logic language of philosophy.

    Robert Louis Stevenson

  • He invests the term "chop-logic" with the significance of foolery _in excelsis_. [

    Shakespeare and the Modern Stage with Other Essays


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