chopped chopped  /ˈtʃɑpt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the irregular motion of waves (usually caused by wind blowing in a direction opposite to the tide)
  2. (n) a small cut of meat including part of a rib
  3. (n) a jaw
  4. (n) a tennis return made with a downward motion that puts backspin on the ball
  5. (n) a grounder that bounces high in the air
  6. (v) cut into pieces
  7. (v) move suddenly
  8. (v) form or shape by chopping
  9. (v) strike sharply, as in some sports
  10. (v) cut with a hacking tool
  11. (v) hit sharply
  12. (adj) prepared by cutting

Usage(s):

  1. When a yule tree is chopped down and sold, farms will plant another one in its place, making that part of the process carbon-neutral.
  2. 4 tomatoes, chopped fine 30-35 green cardamoms, whole 1 tablespoon turmeric powder 1 tablespoon black pepper, ground 1 tablespoon coriander powder.
  3. Over that goes chocolate-flavored coating encrusted chopped peanuts.

News

  1. Recipe: Autumn Chopped Salad

    AUTUMN CHOPPED SALAD Serves 6 to 8 Poppy seed salad dressing, such as T. Marzetti Balsamic vinaigrette, such as Newman's Own Light Balsamic Vinaigrette 6 to 8 cups chopped romaine lettuce 2 medium pears, chopped 1 cup dried cranberries 1 cup chopped toasted pecans 8 slices thick-cut bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled 4 to 6 ounces goat cheese, crumbled Mix up 1 cup of dressing using a ratio of 70 ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: LA.com

  2. Chef from Village Social in Mount Kisco competes on 'Chopped'

    Chef Mogan Anthony, who is a contestant in an upcoming episode of Food Network's 'Chopped,' is photographed with some of his dishes at Village Social June 5 in Mount Kisco.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Journal News

  3. Chef Mogan Anthony of Village Social competes on 'Chopped'

    Some people watch 'Chopped' on the Food Network and think, 'I could totally do that.' Chef Mogan Anthony of Village Social in Mount Kisco really can.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Journal News

Quotes

  1. "When the loan is chopped up into a million pieces and any investor can block a modification from happening, a program like this will only scratch the surface of the mortgage crisis," said Sen. Charles Schumer, DN.Y.
    on Nov 11, 2008 By: Charles Schumer Source: TIME

  2. "You want players to nail down the position. We need a core of players who when we pick the side are consistent in international rugby," said Johnson. "There are a few positions which have been chopped and changed for various reasons and this...
    on Feb 25, 2009 By: Martin Johnson Source: Independent

  3. "The players that are there, they need to play well enough to stay there," Bellamy said. "Probably we have chopped and changed too much, I don't know, but ...... you need to earn your position. If you're not playing well you don't deserve to...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Craig Bellamy Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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