Choppy meaning

chŏpē
Abruptly shifting; variable. Used of the wind.
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The definition of choppy is small rough waves, or something that makes quick moves, shifts and changes.

An example of something choppy is the rough water in a bay.

An example of something choppy is the wind before a storm.

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Having many small waves; rough.

Choppy seas.

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Shifting constantly and abruptly, as the wind.
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Making abrupt starts and stops; jerky; disjointed.
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(of the surface of water) Having many small, rough waves.
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Discontinuous, intermittent.

The sound is choppy in this video.

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Rough with short, broken waves, as the sea.
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Origin of choppy

  • From chop

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From chop

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition