[ UK /t‍ʃˈɒpi/ ]
[ US /ˈtʃɑpi/ ]
  1. marked by abrupt transitions
    choppy prose
  2. rough with small waves
    choppy seas
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How To Use choppy In A Sentence

  • The crowd stood and cheered when the two appeared together, Romo sporting a choppy bob instead of her famous long locks.
  • Modak said that a small quantity of the ship's oil had leaked but had been broken up and taken out to sea by yesterday's choppy swells.
  • Vu again shot away from the start, rowing more comfortably than his heavier rivals in the choppy water.
  • My walk is an inelegant bob… as if navigating a choppy sea.
  • He smacked his choppy lips, his moist skin dark olive green in the candlelight.
  • Valery conveys a sense of the viewer's charged state and the imminent darkness in his exclamatory tones, alternating lines with choppy rhythms with those that hurtle towards their close.
  • LynnFlewelling 9:08 pm: Little fishing boats were coming in for the night, scudding across the choppy harbor, their lateen sails black moth wings against the vermillion sunset. Transcript: Well-Rounded Worlds with Lynn Flewelling « Coyote Con
  • The choppy, layered cut is used by hairdressers to make it seem as though their clients' hair is thicker than it really is.
  • His gray eyes glinted with an air of impatience as he offered a helping hand to another being, a small boy, his choppy brown locks sticking out disobediently in all directions as he was pulled back to his feet.
  • The one down side is the average ride quality that results in a choppy ride on poor surfaces. The Sun
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