Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A mug or tankard having the sides slightly inclined in a conical form.

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  • verb Singapore to reserve a place, such as a seat in a fast food restaurant, sometimes by placing a packet of tissue paper on it.

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Examples

  • Arrive at about 11am to "chope" seats and then walk around the farm with kids as lunch crowd drifts in at noon at Posion Ivy.

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  • Perhaps the favourite Carioca thirst-quencher (served at stand-up bars, sidewalk cafes and with meals in restaurants of all classes) is a "chope" (pronounced SHOW-pee), a glass of ice-cold draft beer.

    Rio De Janeiro

  • A singer later took over and two dozen men, some in traditional Arab garb, did a "chope," a group dance in which men hold hands while performing in a line.

    The Shad Plank

  • A singer later took over and two dozen men, some in traditional Arab garb, did a "chope," a group dance in which men hold hands while performing in a line.

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  • In the cacophonic relentlessness of the Central Business District (CBD), the informal 'chope' system symbolises efficiency over social congeniality.

    The Online Citizen

  • As part of this demonstration, the instructor had a bunny rabbit -- obviously purchased in a pet store -- which he tried to dispatch for eventual cooking by giving it a karate chope to the back of the neck.

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  • He self renounced himself with his criticism of “say anything, do anything politics” of chope, I hope.

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  • Draft (chope) is the favourite, but some restaurants only serve beer in bottles, sometimes large bottles.

    Rio De Janeiro

  • J'dis que je suis propre parce que bon des fois ya des trucs degueu comme ca on croit qu'on les chope parce qu'on est crade, genre les poux, les furoncles, les mycoses tout ca ...

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  • Mais justement c pitete parce que j'suis trop propre que j'me chope des furoncles a repetition!!

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