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Definition of "chop off" []

  • Remove by or as if by cutting (verb)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "chop off" in a sentence
  • "I had spent all weekend going through yellowed newspapers and 1920s copies of The Saturday Evening Post and The Delineator, trudging upstream to the beginnings of the fad of hair-bobbing, looking for what had caused every woman in America to suddenly chop off her "crowning glory," despite social pressure, threatening sermons, and four thousand years of long hair."
  • "Page 34 claim for admittance, "Goliad" and "The Alamo" will not constitute better passport to the sympathetic old janitor, who upon a generous impulse could chop off an ear, than will psalmody, unsupported by regard for the rights of others?"
  • "Try to get there without being shot at, move into fire positions, chop off anything trying to get through from the east and then let the Ruskies come at you."