Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that chops: a vegetable chopper.
  • n. Archaeology A crudely flaked core tool, especially one of the early Paleolithic Period.
  • n. A device that interrupts an electric current or a beam of radiation.
  • n. Informal A helicopter.
  • n. Slang Teeth, especially a set of false teeth.
  • n. Informal A motorcycle, especially one that is customized.
  • transitive v. Informal To travel by helicopter or transport (someone or something) by helicopter.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, chops.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

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

Etymologies

chop +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • "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

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

    April 7, 2008

  • Dead right c_b.

    April 6, 2008

  • I love how the most ubiquitously understood meaning is dead last.

    April 6, 2008

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    April 6, 2008