Synonyms for choppy

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHOPPY

He scanned the choppy sea for signs of a British patrol boat.

Presently he resumed his repose, chuckling a choppy little laugh.

The stewardess had prophesied correctly when she described the voyage as "choppy."

He awoke on the stone in a world that rocked as sea-boats rock on a choppy sea.

This is a peculiar metre, usually felt to be choppy and harsh.

They need not be choppy sentences, but they must be simple and easy to read.

The biting, the pulling, and the choppy hoof-action are ruinous.

The boat was rolling in the choppy waves and there was no one visible.

Choppy is not so often used as chapped: it is a poetical use of the word.

The air was choppy and now and then the ship made dizzy drops.

WORD ORIGIN

1830 (of seas), from chop (v.2) + -y (2). Earlier in this sense was chopping (1630s).

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