Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “chop-chop”

chop-chop

exclamation     /ˌtʃɒpˈtʃɒp/ US  /ˌtʃɑːpˈtʃɑːp/ informal
used to tell someone to hurry: Come on, chop-chop, we're late!Fast and rapidShort in time
(Definition of chop-chop exclamation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of chop-chop

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Fast and rapid, but you might be interested in these topics from the Moving quickly and slowly topic area:

Translations of “chop-chop”

Word of the Day

well in (with)

to have a good relationship with someone in which they like you and from which you get an advantage

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More