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Definition of "chopstick" []

  • One of a pair of slender sticks made especially of wood or ivory, held between the thumb and fingers and used as an eating utensil in Asian countries and in restaurants serving Asian food. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "chopstick" in a sentence
  • "When using chopsticks, only the top chopstick is supposed to move - and don't hold your chopsticks too close to the tip, or you're liable to find yourself being mocked by some little kid."
  • "He would make her a drink in the kitchen, stirring in the Rose’s lime juice with a chopstick from the Japanese take-out place."
  • "What do you think that is, some kind of chopstick?"