chopsticks


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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]

chopsticks

- In Chinese, the word for chopsticks originally meant "quick sticks" or "nimble ones."
See also related terms for nimble.
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

chopsticks

[ˈtʃɒpstɪks] nplbaguettes fpl

chopsticks

(ˈtʃopstiks) noun plural
two small sticks of wood, ivory etc used by the Chinese etc to eat with.

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
References in classic literature ?
You might as well ask a man to eat molecules with a pair of chopsticks, as to try to interest me about the less carnivora, when I know of what is before me."
What the knitting was, I don't know, not being learned in that art; but it looked like a net; and as she worked away with those Chinese chopsticks of knitting-needles, she showed in the firelight like an ill-looking enchantress, baulked as yet by the radiant goodness opposite, but getting ready for a cast of her net by and by.
'On the other side, they even quarrel over chopsticks. If a Malay is seen using chopstick in public, the other Malays will condemn him,' he said.
Filipino restaurants and pop-ups in the United Kingdom capital were among major contenders in the annual Golden Chopsticks Awards (GCA), which recognizes excellence in Asian and Oriental cuisine across the European country and honor their contributions to the British food industry.
Chopsticks are among the oldest forms of cutleries used to eat Chinese cuisines and have been witnessing traction as a tool to show the stylish and aesthetic sensibilities of individuals.
Summary: Chopsticks are among the oldest forms of cutleries used to eat Chinese cuisines and have been witnessing traction as a tool to show the stylish and aesthetic sensibilities of individuals.
In 2013, the chairman of Jilin Forestry Industry Group proposed a 5 percent tax on disposable chopsticks at the National People's Congress, stating, "We must change our consumption habits and encourage people to carry their own tableware." Failed attempts by several food delivery businesses have also led to criticism of their negative environmental impact.
Taiwan destroyed 35,000 pairs of chopsticks imported from China because they contained the potentially cancer-causing agent formaldehyde, while excessive pesticides were found in tea leaves of the Harrods brand, reports said Tuesday (April 16).
Burger King pulled a promotional video in New Zealand showing customers trying to eat burgers with chopsticks after it sparked an outcry in China and demands for an apology from the U.S.
A recent advertisement for Burger King's Vietnamese Sweet Chili Tendercrisp burger in New Zealand was slammed by social media users and dubbed "racist." The advertisement, which was a sponsored post on Instagram, shows customers attempting to eat the company's new chicken burger by using giant chopsticks.
There was an opportunity to sample Chinese cuisine at lunchtime with a Chinese buffet, where pupils were taught how to use chopsticks to enjoy their meal.
The teacher I was observing was having students design realistic imagery out of the chopsticks and then paint them using acrylic paint and honestly, they were a hot mess.