Definition of 'choppy'
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It will be a choppy ride but hold for now. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Investors are braced for a choppy ride. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The light winds went and the sea became choppy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Be aware that choppy seas mean that smaller boats roll more than larger vessels. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The one down side is the average ride quality that results in a choppy ride on poor surfaces. The Sun (2008)BRITAIN'S biggest pub group has shelved plans to pay a dividend this year amid predictions of choppy trading conditions ahead. The Sun (2010)Elsewhere, it was a choppy day for trading. The Sun (2007)On Sunday at dusk two boat loads arrived despite the choppy sea and high winds. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A stiff breeze and choppy sea change my plan. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's been a choppy ride. Times, Sunday Times (2014)On each of the two previous nights, boats that had sailed from Libya had sunk in choppy seas. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Used Occasionally. choppy is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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