chop chop

chop-chop

[chop-chop]
adverb
with haste; quickly.

Origin:
1825–35; repetitive compound based on Chinese Pidgin English chop quick, of uncertain origin

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chop chop
 
adv
See quick pidgin English for quickly
 
[C19: from Chinese dialect; related to Cantonese kap kap]

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