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Choppy definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CHOPPY, a. Full of clefts or cracks.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: marked by abrupt transitions; "choppy prose" [syn: choppy, jerky]
2: rough with small waves; "choppy seas"

Merriam Webster's

I. adjective (choppier; -est) Etymology: 2chop Date: 1605 1. being roughened ; chapped 2. rough with small waves 3. a. interrupted by ups and downs <choppy terrain> <a choppy career> b. jerky <short choppy strides> c. disconnected <choppy writing> choppily adverb II. adjective (choppier; -est) Etymology: 3chop Date: 1865 changeable, variable <a choppy wind>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. (choppier, choppiest) (of the sea, the weather, etc.) fairly rough. Derivatives: choppily adv. choppiness n. Etymology: CHOP(1) + -Y(1)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Choppy Chop"py, a. [Cf. Chappy.] 1. Full of cracks. ``Choppy finger.'' --Shak. 2. [Cf. Chop a change.] Rough, with short, tumultuous waves; as, a choppy sea.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(choppier, choppiest) When water is choppy, there are a lot of small waves on it because there is a wind blowing. A gale was blowing and the sea was choppy. = rough ADJ

Moby Thesaurus

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




 


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