Definition of Chop off

1. Verb. Remove by or as if by cutting. "Lop off the dead branch"

Exact synonyms: Cut Off, Lop Off
Specialized synonyms: Abscise, Roach
Generic synonyms: Come Away, Come Off, Detach



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chop Off

chooseth
choosey
choosier
choosiest
choosily
choosiness
choosing
choosy
chop
chop-chop
chop-logic
chop-suey greens
chop and change
chop down
chop logic
chop off (current term)
chop shop
chop shops
chop shot
chop steak
chop suey
chop up
chopart fracture-dislocation
chopboat
chopboats
chopchurch
chopchurches
chope
chopfallen
chophouse

Literary usage of Chop off

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1. Trukese-English Dictionary =: Pwpwuken Tettenin Fóós, Chuuk-Ingenes by Ward Hunt Goodenough, Hiroshi Sugita (1990)
"cut off, chop off, lop off. chopped off. pek (vi., adj.): (be) chopped, hewn (as wuku-2(unsp.): chopped off, lopped with axe or bush knife). ..."

2. A Feejeean and English Dictionary: With Examples of Common and Peculiar by David Hazlewood (1850)
"... to chop off and throw away : but the English does not well express the native idea; ... chop off ..."

3. A Zulu-English Dictionary with Notes on Pronunciation, a Revised Orthography by Alfred T. Bryant (1905)
"Mwe- nga); put on nodes or joints (ace.), as an imfe plant does from below after attaining the height of about two feet [Her. heha, chop off; ..."

4. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1899)
"He used to marry a new wife every day, and chop off her head next morning. ... Next morning, ' chop off her head!' And they chop it off. ..."

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