Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to CHOPS: Lamb chops
CHOPSCold Heavy Oil Production with Sand
CHOPSChief Operations
CHoPSConveying and Handling of Particulate Solids (conference)
CHOPSCheck Operator Services (Nokia phone error)
CHOPSControlled Humidity Operational Preservation System
References in classic literature ?
So he took a chop by the bone in one hand, and a potato in the other, and ate away with a very good appetite, to my extreme satisfaction.
Yes, I nose dat - nose all bout dat - tis my lef hand what I chops de wood wid.
It began with a kinless boy turned loose in Texas, and went on fantastically through a hundred changes and chops of life, the scenes shifting from State after Western State, from cities that sprang up in a month and in a season utterly withered away, to wild ventures in wilder camps that are now laborious, paved municipalities.
In this paper," which was nicely folded, "is a piece of the best plum-cake that can be got for money--sugar on the outside an inch thick, like fat on mutton chops.
The practiced knights from Palestine made holyday sport of carving the awkward men-at- arms into chops and steaks.
It was high time, for all the devotees were already licking their chops over the "fine, flaming fagot.
She was a bad cook and could do little more than chops and steaks; and she did not know how to use up odds and ends, so that Philip was obliged to spend more money than he had expected.
And then Lord Greystoke wiped his greasy fingers upon his naked thighs and took up the trail of Kulonga, the son of Mbonga, the king; while in far-off London another Lord Greystoke, the younger brother of the real Lord Greystoke's father, sent back his chops to the club's CHEF because they were underdone, and when he had finished his repast he dipped his finger-ends into a silver bowl of scented water and dried them upon a piece of snowy damask.
We calmed them with an umbrella, and sat down to chops and cold beef.
No sooner had they bought the chops than they scurried away like two gleeful children to cook them.
Can't even save myself, Em," he returned, in a husky voice, "for the animile looks as if it could eat both of us an' lick its chops for more
Now, he licked his chops, and he made a sickening, sucking noise with his flabby lips as he drew in his breath.