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  1. chops(Noun)

    The mouth, jaws or jowl.

  2. chops(Noun)

    A wind instrument player's embouchure.

  3. chops(Noun)

    One's skill at musical interpretation and delivery; musical performance ability.

    Although the bass player had no experience playing in New Orleans, the crowd's enthusiastic response make it clear that he had the chops to make it in the very particular Crescent City jazz scene.

  4. chops(Noun)

    One's skill at any endeavor.

    Although he did not know all of the ins and outs of the newsroom, he had the writing chops to become a regular contributor.

  5. chops(Noun)

    The area where two tides meet and cause an irregular (choppy) sea.

  6. chops(Noun)

    A pattern that involves carrying the object with the hand over the next object before throwing it.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chops

    the jaws; also, the fleshy parts about the mouth

    Etymology: [See Chop a jaw.]

  2. Chops

    the sides or capes at the mouth of a river, channel, harbor, or bay; as, the chops of the English Channel

    Etymology: [See Chop a jaw.]


  1. CHOPS

    CHOPS is the stage name of Scott Jung, an Asian American hip hop producer, rapper and former member of the Asian American Hip-Hop group, the Mountain Brothers. Jung grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and has Chinese ancestry. While with Mountain Brothers, he was known for using a combination of programmed and live instruments in his work, as opposed to sampling the work of others. Since the disbanding of the Mountain Brothers, CHOPS has worked exclusively as a producer, with his most high profile piece being the critically acclaimed 2011 video for Lonely Island entitled "The Creep."

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    Song lyrics by chops -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by chops on the Lyrics.com website.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chops in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chops in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of chops in a Sentence

  1. Tim Howard:

    When Alex Ferguson left I think there was a lot of people probably in the media( licking their) chops, excited for and looking for the slaughter that was about to come -- that was impending because unless the next manager came in and was absolutely perfect that was what was going to happen, david Moyes is one hell of a tough character. If anyone can withstand that and brush it off and move on it's David Moyes.

  2. Rock Sake Seth Podell:

    I just kind of fell in love with it right off the bat, burgers, pork chops, whatever you're eating you should be drinking sake with it.

  3. Ramon Llamas:

    This time it's one smartphone cut in half, so there are some price savings to be had, samsung continues to see an opportunity to differentiate itself in an otherwise copycat market and still make some money off of it. It already has the innovation chops and the manufacturing capabilities to do this themselves, and it's practically a category that it can claim as its own until foldables gain greater salience. That's a strong position for Samsung.

  4. Steve King:

    The rationale is that if infidels are eating this pork, they aren't eating it, so as long as they're preparing this pork for infidels, it helps send'em to hell and it'll make Allah happy, i don't want people doing my pork that won't eat it. Let alone hope I'll go to hell for eating pork chops.

  5. Lillo Brancato:

    I always wonder, do people think that I lost it ? do people think that I don’t have the chops anymore ? I feel like I have to prove something when I ’m in front of the camera. Especially for my good friend Steven … He believed in me and had the courage to hire me and cast me for this film, which, let’s face it, not everyone would have. I felt had to really, really do right by him and give this character and my performance my all, just to say thank you to Steve for believing in me.

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