from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having many small waves; rough: choppy seas.
- adj. Abruptly shifting; variable. Used of the wind.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. having many small, rough waves
- adj. Discontinuous, intermittent.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Full of cracks.
- adj. Rough, with short, tumultuous waves.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Full of clefts or cracks; chapped; wrinkled.
- Same as chopping.
- Uncertain as to direction; subject to frequent and sudden change; unsteady: as, a choppy wind.
- Irregular; unstable; fluctuating as to prices or rates: as, choppy markets.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. marked by abrupt transitions
- adj. rough with small waves
So it clearly depends on as moved our way in terms of environment which we tend to be more active although, the term choppy market hardly justice to the environment that we are in today.
The dollar recouped its losses in choppy trading against the euro after the head of the Eurogroup of finance ministers, Jean-Claude Juncker, said in the wake of the jobs report that the euro was too strong, not reflecting the region's economic fundamentals.
I agree that a heavy jig head is better for walleyes, like he said for the lateral line sound and for better lure action in choppy water, good info.
This rescaling led the dollar to recover somewhat in choppy trading this week.
Smaller is sometimes best on calm days, but bigger is better in choppy water.
Furthermore, the action sequences are again choppy and murky, disallowing any tension to build in the fight sequences.
It's also much easier for rescuers to spot a boat than a head bobbing in choppy water.
At 6:00 A.M., a southeast breeze rose that kept them on their course but kicked up what Mitchell called a “good deal of cobbling sea,” his term for choppy water.
She took a frantic drag and exhaled the smoke in short, choppy bursts.
And as she spoke, she gained confidence, until she was no longer stuttering with fear, and no longer speaking in short, choppy sentences.