Definition of Choppiness

1. Noun. Used of the sea during inclement or stormy weather.

Exact synonyms: Rough Water, Roughness
Generic synonyms: Storminess
Derivative terms: Choppy, Rough



Definition of Choppiness

1. Noun. the state of being choppy ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Choppiness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Choppiness

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choplogics
choppable
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chopped-liver
chopped liver
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chopped steak
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choppering
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choppiest
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choppiness (current term)
choppinesses
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chopping boards
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chops
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chopsockies
chopsocky
chopsteak
chopstick
chopsticks

Literary usage of Choppiness

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1. Business English Projects by Walter Wilbur Hatfield (1921)
"choppiness. On the other hand, untrained writers and speakers and foreigners who have only partially mastered our tongue sometimes produce jerky, ..."

2. Supporting Struggling Readers and Writers: Strategies for Classroom by Dorothy S. Strickland, Kathy Ganske, Joanne K. Monroe (2002)
"Occasional inappropriate pauses; only occasional hesitation or repetition; rare prompting; only occasional choppiness d. Smooth reading overall with few ..."

3. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention by Religious Education Association (1905)
"This attitude can be cultivated in the schools. In so far as there is good teaching, it will be. Our schools, with their choppiness and mechanization, ..."

4. The Translations of Beowulf: A Critical Bibliography by Chauncey Brewster Tinker (1903)
"Probably any short-line translation would if so facto assume a choppiness not dissimilar to the Old English, and probably plenty of lines could be ..."

5. A Survey of English Literature 1780-1880 by Oliver Elton (1920)
"Do Quincey reproaches Hazlitt for a certain choppiness in his mode of composition—so different from his own complex reticulation and embroidery of ..."

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