Definitions

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  • adverb In a choppy manner.

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Examples

  • This is one slop pile of a movie, choppily directed with Madeleine Kahn and Bruce Dern completely wasted in the leads.

    Weekly Mishmash: February 8-14 : Scrubbles.net

  • This is one slop pile of a movie, choppily directed with Madeleine Kahn and Bruce Dern completely wasted in the leads.

    2009 February : Scrubbles.net

  • Many regional stock markets fell and then traded choppily after China reported its January consumer price index was up 4.5% from a year earlier, exceeding expectations that the rate would hold at December's 4.1%.

    China Inflation Dogs Asia Markets

  • It is, I'd say, more or less exactly as choppily evocative, as wrongfooting and vivid, as it needs to be 'ribs of light from the lantern on the ceiling made it seem as if they traveled down the gullet of a great beast' 331.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • As the Countess, Virginia Tola offered a rather bland soprano and an uneven performance: Her opening "Porgi amor" was choppily phrased and not very good, but she managed a far more successful "Dove sono."

    Opera Review: WNO's satisfying 'Marriage of Figaro'

  • It should also be noted that the pre-filmed, choppily edited skits on The Daily Show, which are chock-full of silly graphics and sounds, resemble comic strips.

    Ming Holden: Jon Stewart, The Warriors, and My Dad

  • It should also be noted that the pre-filmed, choppily edited skits on The Daily Show, which are chock-full of silly graphics and sounds, resemble comic strips.

    Ming Holden: Jon Stewart, The Warriors, and My Dad

  • It is, I'd say, more or less exactly as choppily evocative, as wrongfooting and vivid, as it needs to be 'ribs of light from the lantern on the ceiling made it seem as if they traveled down the gullet of a great beast' 331.

    Jeff Vandermeer, Finch (209)

  • Apparently based on the first season of the acclaimed Nickelodeon cartoon Avatar: the Last Airbender, the film is a structural disaster, choppily bouncing from one brief expositional scene to another.

    Scott Mendelson: HuffPost Review: The Last Airbender (2010)

  • While the economy recovers choppily, Kroger, which Thursday reported a 14% decline in fiscal first-quarter earnings, defused some fears supermarket operators face as

    Kroger Posts Lower Net, Higher Sales

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