Having many small waves; rough: choppy seas. (adjective)
Abruptly shifting; variable. Used of the wind. (adjective)
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Use "choppy" in a sentence
"So it clearly depends on as moved our way in terms of environment which we tend to be more active although, the term choppy market hardly justice to the environment that we are in today."
"The dollar recouped its losses in choppy trading against the euro after the head of the Eurogroup of finance ministers, Jean-Claude Juncker, said in the wake of the jobs report that the euro was too strong, not reflecting the region's economic fundamentals."
"I agree that a heavy jig head is better for walleyes, like he said for the lateral line sound and for better lure action in choppy water, good info."