Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) one of a pair of slender sticks used as oriental tableware to eat food with

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Alternate forms of Chopstick

Hypernyms: tableware

Origin of the word Chopstick

  1. 1699, sailors' partial translation of Chinese k'wai tse "fast ones" or "nimble boys," first element from pidgin Eng. chop, from Cantonese kap "urgent." Chopsticks, the two-fingered piano exercise, is first attested 1893, probably from the resemblance of the fingers to chopsticks. more

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Words that sound like Chopstick

c. psittaci, chief justice, chop steak, chopsteak, copacetic, copasetic, copesetic, copesettic, cubistic

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