Definition of Chopsticks

1. Proper noun. (music) A simple waltz, written in 1877 by w:Euphemia Allen Arthur de Lulli, that serves as a two-finger exercise for beginner piano players. ¹

2. Noun. (plural of chopstick) This word most often occurs in the plural. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chopsticks

1. chopstick [n] - See also: chopstick

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chopsticks

choppily
choppiness
choppinesses
chopping
chopping block
chopping board
chopping boards
choppings
choppy
chops
chopshop
chopsockies
chopsocky
chopsteak
chopstick
chopsticks (current term)
chopstix
chopt
choque
chor
choragi
choragic
choragus
choraguses
choral
choral ode
chorale
chorale prelude
choralelike
chorales

Literary usage of Chopsticks

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Geographical and Industrial Studies; Asia by Nellie Burnham Allen (1916)
"Unless we know how to eat with chopsticks, we shall not accept their ... chopsticks ARE USED IN MANCHURIA There are few men at home in the winter. ..."

2. Chin-chin, Or, The Chinaman at Home by Chi-tʻung Chʻên, Jitong Chen, Ching Ke-tung, Robert Harborough Sherard (1895)
"CHAPTER XXVII chopsticks LTHOUGH our chopsticks may have some ... It is generally thought in Europe that we use two chopsticks—one in each hand—for taking ..."

3. Three Years' Wanderings in the Northern Provinces of China: Including a by Robert Fortune (1847)
"FIRST TRIAL WITH chopsticks—POLITENESS! OK THE CHINESE.— USUAL DINNER COMPANY MY BED. DEVOTIONS OF THE PRIESTS. WILD BOAR HUNT. NARROW ESCAPE. ..."

4. A Journey to the Tea Countries of China: Including Sung-Lo and the Bohea by Robert Fortune (1852)
"... inns — Boundary of two provinces — Dinner at a Chinese inn — Value of the chopsticks — Adventure with two Canton men — City of Yuk-shan — Its trade and ..."

5. Two Visits to the Tea Countries of China and the British Tea Plantations in by Robert Fortune (1853)
"... of Tea Coolies — Roadside Inns — Boundary of two Provinces — Dinner at a Chinese Inn — Value of the chopsticks — Adventure with two Canton Men — City of ..."

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