Origin of chop-chopPidgin English
Origin of chop-chopReduplication of Chinese Pidgin English chop quick of Chinese dialectal origin Cantonese gap1 Mandarin jí hurried both from Middle Chinese jí hurried
- Used to urge someone to do something quickly
- (slang) Quickly.
From Chinese Pidgin English, from Cantonese æ€¥æ€¥ (gÄpgÄp, “quick").