chopsticks
chopsticks chop"sticks` (ch[o^]p"st[i^]ks`), n. {chopstick} (ch[o^]p"st[i^]k`), 1. a pair of slender sticks made of wood, ivory, plastic, etc., used chiefly by the Chinese and Japanese to lift food into the mouth while dining; -- also commonly used around the world by persons of Oriental heritage or in restaurants serving oriental food. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

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  • Chopsticks — (o The Celebrated Chop Waltz ) es un muy conocido vals para piano. Fue escrito en 1877 por la compositora británica Euphemia Allen bajo el pseudónimo de Arthur de Lulli.[1] El nombre de la composición sugiere que la pieza debe tocarse al compás… …   Wikipedia Español

  • chopsticks — [chäp′stiks΄] pl.n. [PidE for Chin k wai tsze, the quick ones (see CHOP CHOP)] 1. a pair of small sticks of wood or ivory, held together in one hand and used in some Asian countries as utensils, as to lift food to the mouth 2. [occas.C ] a short …   English World dictionary

  • chopsticks — /chop stiks /, n. (used with a sing. v.) a harmonically and melodically simple waltz for piano played typically with the forefinger of each hand and sometimes having an accompanying part for a second player. [1890 95; perh. after CHOPSTICK from… …   Universalium

  • Chopsticks — Hashi redirects here. For the logic puzzle, see Hashiwokakero. For other uses, see Chopsticks (disambiguation). Chopsticks Chopsticks made of Japanese Yew wood, resting on a chopstick rest …   Wikipedia

  • chopsticks — n. to use chopsticks * * * [ tʃɒpstɪks] to use chopsticks …   Combinatory dictionary

  • chopsticks — noun This word most often occurs in the plural …   Wiktionary

  • Chopsticks — noun A simple waltz, written in 1877 by , that serves as a two finger exercise for beginner piano players …   Wiktionary

  • chopsticks —    The Chinese eating implements get their name from a combination of Pidgin English chop, quick (as in chop chop ), from a dialect Chinese word, and English stick …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • chopsticks — Cockney Rhyming Slang Six …   English dialects glossary

  • Chopsticks — Chop|sticks a simple tune that people often play on the ↑piano, especially when they are learning to play the piano or are bored …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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