Related to choplogic: alogical


Complicated, often illogical or spurious argumentation.

[From to chop logic, to bandy logic, from chop, to bandy, exchange (obsolete); see chop2.]
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censorious excessively complicated argument
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(ˈtʃɒpˌlɒdʒ ɪk)

1. sophistic or overly complicated argumentation.
2. exhibiting or indulging in choplogic.
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On Monday, Vice Foreign Minister Yukio Takeuchi declined to disclose what English words used by Japanese diplomats in ask the United States and Britain to accept the position, which critics say is choplogic. Takeuchi said it was ''understood verbally.''