chop chop


with haste; quickly.

1825–35; repetitive compound based on Chinese Pidgin English chop quick, of uncertain origin Unabridged
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chop chop
See quick pidgin English for quickly
[C19: from Chinese dialect; related to Cantonese kap kap]

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