chopper chopper  /ˈtʃɑ pər/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. Before they landed, the crew of the chopper from Baptist Hospital saw the shark on the beach, its gray body against the white sand.
  2. Now that the chopper was gone, Ghafar afforded a joke.
  3. Rioters jumped onto the rig, pulled Denny from the cab of his truck and began to inflict a horrific beating, all recorded from above by a news chopper.

News

  1. Webster won and #8217;t help Price Chopper get liquor license

    WEBSTER - Selectmen shocked Price Chopper Supermarket lawyers and local management by voting Monday night not to petition the Legislature for special legislation allowing the store to obtain a full liquor license. Their final unanimous vote was "to take no action from the Board of Selectmen."
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette

  2. Why’s that mailbox beeping outside the Rome Price Chopper?

    A beeping noise coming from inside a U.S. mailbox outside the Price Chopper in Rome drew the attention of police, fire crews and U.S. postal workers Monday morning.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Observer-Dispatch

  3. Cell phone in mailbox causes commotion at Price Chopper

    ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - If you were heading to do some grocery shopping at the Price Chopper in Rome Monday morning, you may have seen quite a bit of commotion.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WKTV Utica

Quotes

  1. "I don't think he had it from the get-go," TCU coach Jim Schlossnagle said. "Hit the leadoff hitter, didn't throw a strike and had the chopper go through on the 3-1 count. He tried to find his breaking ball since he didn't have command of his...
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Jim Schlossnagle Source: Omaha World-Herald

  2. "He threw the ball well," Oakland manager Bob Geren said. "He gave up a chopper up the middle. If that ball was two feet either way, it is to the shortstop or second baseman."
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Bob Geren Source: The Canadian Press

  3. "This should give us confidence," said Paul Byrd. "It was 3-1 late in the game with two outs and we did little nit-picky things: a walk, a chopper, a base hit and we made something happen. That's what we did so well last year. It's the little...
    on Apr 25, 2008 By: Paul Byrd Source: USA Today

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