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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 ?
Ozma gave the Wizard back the piglet he had so kindly allowed Nick Chopper to substitute for the lost one, and then she carried her own into the apartments of the palace where she lived.
His name is Nick Chopper, and he has a lovely heart given him by the wonderful Wizard.
Nick Chopper knows how to feed meat people, and he will give us plenty of good things to eat, never fear.
And here is where Nick Chopper destroyed the Wicked Witch's Grey Wolves.
Chopper as you go through the City to-morrow; he'll have something for you.
Chopper, does not like the looks of 'em, and he's an old file, and knows 'Change as well as any man in London.
Chopper, his father's head man, and received from that gentleman a document which he exchanged at Hulker & Bullock's for a whole pocketful of money.
Oh, tin is an excellent material," the Scarecrow hastened to say; "and if anything ever happened to poor Nick Chopper he was always easily soldered.
Ron and Courtney Garner, owners of Santa Clarita Choppers, are catering to those looking for a custom ride.
Can be converted from chopper gun to gelcoater with removal of one bolt and change of tip.
licensee of the Orange County Choppers clothing line, recently signed a lease at 530 Seventh Ave.
American Chopper, the cult custom motorbike TV show from Discovery Channel, will be at this year's Classic Motor Show with two of the most expensive motorbikes in the world.