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chop·per

 (chŏp′ər)
n.
1. One that chops: a vegetable chopper.
2. Archaeology A crudely flaked core tool, especially one of the early Paleolithic Period.
3. A device that interrupts an electric current or a beam of radiation.
4. Informal A helicopter.
5. choppers Slang Teeth, especially a set of false teeth.
6. Informal A motorcycle, especially one that is customized.
7. Baseball A ground ball that is hit with a chopping swing, especially one that bounces high off the infield.
intr. & tr.v. chop·pered, chop·per·ing, chop·pers
Informal To travel by helicopter or transport (someone or something) by helicopter.

chopper

(ˈtʃɒpə)
n
1. (Tools) chiefly Brit a small hand axe
2. (Tools) a butcher's cleaver
3. a person or thing that cuts or chops
4. (Aeronautics) an informal name for a helicopter
5. chiefly Brit a slang name for penis
6. (Electrical Engineering) a device for periodically interrupting an electric current or beam of radiation to produce a pulsed current or beam. See also vibrator2
7. (Automotive Engineering) a type of bicycle or motorcycle with very high handlebars and an elongated saddle
8. (Automotive Engineering) NZ a child's bicycle
9. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) obsolete slang chiefly US a sub-machine-gun

chop•per

(ˈtʃɒp ər)

n.
1. a person or thing that chops.
2. a short ax with a large blade, used for cutting up meat; butcher's cleaver.
3. choppers, Slang. the teeth.
4. a helicopter.
5. a motorcycle.
v.i.
6. to travel by helicopter or motorcycle.
[1545–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chopper - a grounder that bounces high in the air
ground ball, groundball, grounder, hopper - (baseball) a hit that travels along the ground
2.chopper - informal terms for a human `tooth'chopper - informal terms for a human `tooth'  
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
3.chopper - an aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead bladeschopper - an aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades
vane, blade - flat surface that rotates and pushes against air or water
cargo helicopter - a helicopter that carries cargo
heavier-than-air craft - a non-buoyant aircraft that requires a source of power to hold it aloft and to propel it
landing skid - one of two parts of the landing gear of a helicopter
rotor - rotating mechanism consisting of an assembly of rotating airfoils; "there are horizontal rotors on a helicopter or compressor rotors in a jet engine"
shuttle helicopter - a helicopter that shuttles back and forth
single-rotor helicopter - a helicopter having a single rotor
skyhook - helicopter carrying a reel of steel cable that can be used to lift and transport heavy objects
4.chopper - a butcher's knife having a large square bladechopper - a butcher's knife having a large square blade
knife - edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
Translations
طائِرَه مَرْوَحِيَّهمَفْرَمَه، ساطور
sekáčekvrtulník
hakkemaskinehelikopter
chopperikopteripaloitteluveitsislaba
húsvágóbárd
òyrlasaxari, kjötöxi
vrtuľník

chopper

[ˈtʃɒpəʳ] N
1. (= axe) → hacha f; [of butcher] → tajadera f, cuchilla f
2. (= helicopter) → helicóptero m (Brit) (= bicycle) bicicleta de manillar alto y asiento alargado (US) (= motorbike) motocicleta de manillar alto y asiento alargado

chopper

[ˈtʃɒpər] n (= helicopter) → hélico m chopping block [ˈtʃɒpɪŋblɒk] nbillot mchopping board [ˈtʃɒpɪŋbɔːrd] nplanche f à découper

chopper

n
(= axe)Hackbeil nt
(inf: = helicopter) → Hubschrauber m
(= bicycle)BMX-Rad nt; (inf: = motorcycle) → Maschine f (inf)

chopper

[ˈtʃɒpəʳ] n (of butcher) → mannaia (Aer) (fam) → elicottero

chop1

(tʃop) past tense past participle chopped verb
(sometimes with up) to cut (into small pieces). He chopped up the vegetables.
noun
a slice of mutton, pork etc containing a rib.
ˈchopper noun
1. an instrument for chopping.
2. a helicopter.
ˈchoppy adjective
(of the sea) rough.
ˈchoppiness noun
chop and change
to keep changing (especially one's mind).
chop down
to cause (especially a tree) to fall by cutting it with an axe. He chopped down the fir tree.
References in classic literature ?
Seth knew Turk Smollet, the half dangerous old wood chopper whose peculiarities added so much of color to the life of the village.
Lorry went into his room with a chopper, saw, chisel, and hammer, attended by Miss Pross carrying a light.
But, add the case that you had loved her, Pip, and had made her the subject of those 'poor dreams' which have, at one time or another, been in the heads of more men than you think likely, then I tell you that you had better - and would much sooner when you had thought well of it - chop off that bandaged left hand of yours with your bandaged right hand, and then pass the chopper on to Wemmick there, to cut that off, too.
There was an immense empty pie-dish of blue willow pattern, and a large carving knife and fork, and a chopper.
But," said I, "it is not a question of fishing for them with an iron-swivel, hoisting them into the vessel, cutting off their tails with a blow of a chopper, ripping them up, and throwing their heart into the sea
I put out my hand and felt the meat chopper hanging to the wall.
It was an Abyssinian or Nubian production of a bizarre shape; the clumsiest thing imaginable, partaking of a sickle and a chopper with a sharp edge and a pointed end.
As a matter of fact, I happen to know that is not the woodman's chopper.
But Ozma soon conquered her, with the help of Glinda the Good, and after that I went to live with Nick Chopper, the Tin Woodman.
With the Scarecrow's help she had rescued Nick Chopper, a Tin Woodman, who had rusted in a lonely forest, and the tin man was now the Emperor of the Country of the Winkies and much beloved because of his kind heart.
And here is where Nick Chopper destroyed the Wicked Witch's Grey Wolves.
I know of only one tin person, and that is Nick Chopper, the Tin Woodman; and there will never be but one Patchwork Girl, for any magician that sees you will refuse to make another one like you.