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Wordnet 3.0


1. marked by abrupt transitions;
- Example: "choppy prose"
[syn: choppy, jerky]

2. rough with small waves;
- Example: "choppy seas"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Choppy \Chop"py\, a. [Cf. Chappy.] 1. Full of cracks. "Choppy finger." --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. [Cf. Chop a change.] Rough, with short, tumultuous waves; as, a choppy sea. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

choppy adj 1: marked by abrupt transitions; "choppy prose" [syn: choppy, jerky] 2: rough with small waves; "choppy seas"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

139 Moby Thesaurus words for "choppy": bouncy, broken, broken off, bumpy, capricious, careening, catchy, changeable, changing, chopped-off, coarse, coarse-grained, corrugated, cross-grained, decousu, desultory, deviating, deviative, deviatory, different, disconnected, discontinued, discontinuous, discrete, disjunctive, disorderly, divaricate, divergent, diversified, diversiform, eccentric, episodic, erose, erratic, fitful, flickering, fluctuating, grainy, granulated, guttering, halting, herky-jerky, heteroclite, homespun, horripilant, immethodical, impulsive, incoherent, inconsistent, inconstant, inequal, intermittent, intermitting, interrupted, irregular, jagged, jarring, jerky, jogglety, joggling, joggly, jolting, jolty, linsey-woolsey, lurching, mercurial, motley, mutable, nonconformist, noncontinuous, nonlinear, nonsequential, nonserial, nonstandard, nonuniform, parenthetic, patchy, pimply, pitted, pluralistic, pocky, potholed, ragged, rambling, rank, ripply, rough, rough-cast, rough-grained, rough-hewn, ruffled, rutted, rutty, scrappy, shagged, shaggy, snatchy, spasmatic, spasmic, spasmodic, spastic, sporadic, spotty, staggering, suspended, textured, uncertain, unconnected, unequable, unequal, uneven, unjoined, unkempt, unlevel, unmethodical, unmetrical, unorthodox, unpolished, unrefined, unregular, unrhythmical, unsettled, unsmooth, unstable, unsteady, unsuccessive, unsystematic, ununiform, variable, variegated, variform, various, varying, veering, wandering, wavering, wimpled, wobbling, wobbly