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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

  2. Chops

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

  3. Origin: [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. Ghulam Raza:

    Now no one chops down trees to harvest fuelwood.

  2. Jim Corridore:

    He's got the chops to take over a company of this size.

  3. Frank Randol:

    We finally stabilized our industry, and now this chops the legs out from under us.

  4. 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.

  5. Stacey Abrams:

    I think that I am a skilled communicator, i think Im a very good thinker. No, I know Im a good thinker. I know I have policy chops. I have foreign policy experience.

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