Meaning of “chop suey” in the English Dictionary


"chop suey" in English

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chop sueynoun [ U ]

uk /ˌtʃɒp ˈsuː.i/ us /ˌtʃɑːp ˈsuː.i/

Examples from literature

  • Heat slowly to the boiling point and cook until the celery and cabbage are tender and then make a border around a large hot platter of cooked noodles and lift on the chop suey. 
  • If you are fond of chop suey, or bird's-nest pudding, and are not too fastidious as to its ingredients, you may enjoy a dinner fit for a mandarin. 
  • Put some well-seasoned cooked rice on a platter, pour over the chop suey and serve very hot. 
  • There were tea-rooms, cafeterias, Hungarian cafés, chop suey restaurants. 

(Definition of “chop suey” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)