Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that chops.
  • noun Archaeology A crudely flaked core tool, especially one of the early Paleolithic Period.
  • noun A device that interrupts an electric current or a beam of radiation.
  • noun Informal A helicopter.
  • noun Slang Teeth, especially a set of false teeth.
  • noun Informal A motorcycle, especially one that is customized.
  • noun Baseball A ground ball that is hit with a chopping swing, especially one that bounces high off the infield.
  • intransitive & transitive verb Informal To travel by helicopter or transport (someone or something) by helicopter.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A cheek of bacon.
  • noun One who or that which chops; specifically, a butchers' cleaver.—
  • noun A hand-tool used for thinning out rows of young plants.
  • noun A thatched roof. See chopper-cot and choppered.
  • noun A stout, lusty child; a bouncer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who, or that which, chops.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A tool for chopping wood; an axe/ax.
  • noun A knife for chopping food.
  • noun informal A helicopter.
  • noun slang The penis.
  • noun informal A type of road motorcycle, especially as used by biker / bikie gangs.
  • noun slang An AK-47 or similar assault rifle.
  • verb informal To travel or transport by helicopter.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun informal terms for a human `tooth'
  • noun an aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades
  • noun a butcher's knife having a large square blade
  • noun a grounder that bounces high in the air

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

chop +‎ -er

Examples

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    April 6, 2008

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    April 6, 2008

  • Dead right c_b.

    April 6, 2008

  • Maybe if we stand on our heads....

    April 7, 2008

  • "Another diversion is the Lupanarium.

    'Ere, isn't that a man's prick sticking out over the door?'

    'Well, it certainly isn't a woman's.'

    It was a monster made of concrete and about a foot long.

    'What's it doin' up there?' says Webb.

    I demonstrate by hanging my hat on it.

    'A hat-stand? Get away.'

    'Well, it's a stand of some kind,' I explained, 'and this is a house of ill repute.'

    Webb grinned from ear to ear. 'Ahh, that's why they got that bloody great chopper sticking out, then.'"

    - Spike Milligan, 'Mussolini: My Part In His Downfall.'

    April 18, 2009