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.
In the utensils department, there are fanciful tongs shaped like cat paws, and a man-shaped chopsticks holder with hollow legs so the sticks make him look like a stilt walker.
For the batter, beat the egg, and then stir it together with the sparkling water, ideally using chopsticks.
Perhaps diners should take a page from China, where environmental protesters publicized how the roughly 80 billion pairs of disposable wooden chopsticks produced each year eat up 20 million trees in the process.
Everything is eaten using chopsticks, however, if the guest is not comfortable with chopsticks, we provide them with cutlery.
A research interest in bamboo and a love for sushi has inspired a University of British Columbia student to launch a line of home dcor products made from recycled chopsticks.
IT'S always embarrassing going to a Chinese restaurant and being the one to ask for a fork because you don't have a clue how to use the chopsticks provided.
And it means that restaurants won't have to stock multiple utensils; forks and knives plus chopsticks.
Another Chopsticks Story explores the struggle we go through to come to terms with our own identity.
13, Yuyuan Road Set up in 1979, chopsticks here are made in bamboo, bone and other materials.
Lip also showed the how to make crackers and chopstick holders (complete with free chopsticks) - finished off with a special Chinese New Year story.