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chop-shop definition


  1. n.
    a place where stolen cars are cut or broken up into car parts for resale. : The state is cracking down on these chop-shops.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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Example sentences
He's wanted on two counts of theft of transportation and operating a chop shop.
The garage contained a large number of tools of a type used by chop shop operators to dismantle motor vehicles.
Most often these vehicles are part of an organized theft ring operating a chop shop.
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