karate chop

/kəˈrati tʃɒp/ (say kuh'rahtee chop)

noun
a sharp downward blow with the under edge of an open hand.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • karate-chop — /keuh rah tee chop /, n., v., karate chopped, karate chopping. n. 1. a sharp blow used in karate, usually delivered by a slanting stroke with the side of the hand. v.t. 2. to strike with a karate chop. [1965 70] * * * karaˈte chop transitive verb …   Useful english dictionary

  • karate-chop — /keuh rah tee chop /, n., v., karate chopped, karate chopping. n. 1. a sharp blow used in karate, usually delivered by a slanting stroke with the side of the hand. v.t. 2. to strike with a karate chop. [1965 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • karate chop — noun a sharp blow struck with the side of the hand. verb (karate chop) strike sharply with the side of the hand …   English new terms dictionary

  • karate chop — noun A strike with the bottom side of an open hand …   Wiktionary

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  • chop — I n. cut of meat 1) a chump (BE); lamb; mutton; pork; veal chop blow 2) a karate chop II v. (C) chop some wood for me; or: chop me some wood * * * [tʃɒp] lamb mutton or: chop me some wood pork veal chop (C) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • chop — 01. Can you [chop] some more wood for the fire? 02. I m going to [chop] up some onions to put in the stir fry. 03. The city had to [chop] down a tree that was growing under the power lines. 04. Why don t you [chop] up the vegetables while I grate …   Grammatical examples in English

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