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chopsticks

(ˈtʃɒpstɪks)
pl n
1. (Cookery) a pair of thin sticks, of ivory, wood, etc, used as eating utensils by the Chinese, Japanese, and other people of East Asia
[C17: from pidgin English, from chop quick, of Chinese dialect origin + stick1]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

chopsticks

- In Chinese, the word for chopsticks originally meant "quick sticks" or "nimble ones."
See also related terms for nimble.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
Translations
عودان الطَّعامِ الصينيَّهعِيدَان الَأكْل في الصِيـن
hůlkahůlky
spisepinde
syömäpuikot
štapići za jelo
evõpálcikák
prjónar
젓가락
lazdelės
irbuļi
paličky
ätpinnar
ตะเกียบ
Çin çatalıÇin çubuğu
đũa ăn

chopsticks

[ˈtʃɒpstɪks] NPLpalillos mpl
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

chopsticks

[ˈtʃɒpstɪks] nplbaguettes fpl
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

chopsticks

(ˈtʃopstiks) noun plural
two small sticks of wood, ivory etc used by the Chinese etc to eat with.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

chopsticks

عِيدَان الَأكْل في الصِيـن hůlky spisepinde Essstäbchen τσόπστικ palillos syömäpuikot baguettes štapići za jelo bacchette 젓가락 eetstokjes spisepinner pałeczki do jedzenia pauzinhos chineses usados para comer палочки для еды ätpinnar ตะเกียบ Çin çubuğu đũa ăn 筷子
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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Surprisingly, there is not a hint of the Orient, no Chinese waiting staff or a single chop-stick. But no matter, there are whole families here, at least three generations on one table; quiet gatherings of young women, at least three such groups, and some very well behaved children.
And he knows that his performance - good or bad - could earn him some chop-stick from the customers in his Chinese restaurant in Leicester.
And wife Cherie seemed to give him some chop-stick about his clumsy efforts.
The hotel has introduced paper based straws in place of plastic for all its food and beverage outlets all take away bags and cake boxes are made of paper chop-sticks and cocktail stirrers are now all wood-based.
Everyone entered into the cultural experience with enthusiasm, using chop-sticks and eating the local food at a range of local restaurants.
"This included picking up small cereal puffs with chop-sticks, a balance hop-scotch, move-the-cup across a string by blowing through a straw for pulmonary health, squirt-down targets for hand-eye coordination, and more."
From stacking apples, picking up keys with chop-sticks, to keeping a feather up in the air using breath only, the concept is very thrilling for kids," Samantha Crompton, a housewife, told Khaleej Times.
I spy with my little doggy eye...bad-boy DJ Brandon Block travelling economy on a flight from Majorca to London Heathrow this week n after his infamous run-in with Ronnie Woods at the Brit Awards, he steered clear of the in-flight plastic chop-sticks n only joking Brandon!
The 27 designs on display at Harvard House, in High Street, range from vases and rose bowls to chop-sticks and picture frames.
But the bite-sized hors d'oeuvre was so good that I wish I had grabbed a spoon to get the little bits instead of using chop-sticks. Within minutes Tudor presented my Edamame Sticks, a delight made up of edamame paste and coriander in a spring roll skin.