1. [syn: chopped, shredded, sliced]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Chop \Chop\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chopped; p. pr. & vb. n.
Chopping.] [Cf. LG. & D. kappen, Dan. kappe, Sw. kappa. Cf.
Chap to crack.]
1. To cut by striking repeatedly with a sharp instrument; to
cut into pieces; to mince; -- often with up.
2. To sever or separate by one more blows of a sharp
instrument; to divide; -- usually with off or down.
Chop off your hand, and it to the king. --Shak.
3. To seize or devour greedily; -- with up. [Obs.]
Upon the opening of his mouth he drops his
breakfast, which the fox presently chopped up.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: prepared by cutting; "sliced tomatoes"; "sliced ham";
"chopped clams"; "chopped meat"; "shredded cabbage" [syn:
chopped, shredded, sliced]