Definition of Chop shop

1. Noun. A place where stolen cars are disassembled for their parts.

Generic synonyms: Shop, Workshop



Definition of Chop shop

1. Noun. (American English) A facility where stolen motor vehicles are disassembled in order to sell the mechanical parts. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chop Shop

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choosier
choosiest
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choosing
choosy
chop
chop-chop
chop-logic
chop-suey greens
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chop shop (current term)
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Literary usage of Chop shop

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1. Using Civil Remedies for Criminal Behavior: Rationale, Case Studies by Peter Finn (1997)
"Program Evolution A professional chop shop is a large, ... Typically, a chop shop customer orders a vehicle by size and other specifications. ..."

2. International Narcotics Control Strategy Report, 1995 by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"The "chit" system, or "chop shop" banking, originated in the Chiang dynasty to avoid robberies during cash transfers and as a method of avoiding repressive ..."

3. The Association Review by American Association to Promote the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf (1903)
"... good, king; ch, sh, j, at the beginning of a word, produced by hissing sounds, as chop, shop, job; and q, w, which have the same appearance on the lips, ..."

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