Slang (do it) quickly; (in a) hurry: used in imagined imitation of the speech of E Asian people
Origin of chop-chopPidgin English
Right away; quickly.
Origin of chop-chopReduplication of Chinese Pidgin English chop, quick, of Chinese dialectal origin; Cantonese gap1 and 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").