chop shop

chop shop
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chop shop]
    • /tʃɒp ʃɒp/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chop shop]
    • /tʃɒp ʃɒp/

Definitions of chop shop words

  • noun chop shop a place where stolen automobiles are dismantled for parts which are sold or used to repair wrecked vehicles which are then illicitly resold 3
  • noun chop shop a garage where stolen cars are dismantled so that their parts can be sold separately. 1
  • noun chop shop (US) A facility where stolen motor vehicles are disassembled in order to sell the mechanical parts. 0

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chop shop popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 37% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 73% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

chop shop usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for chop shop

noun chop shop

  • boiler room — any room in a building (often in the basement) that contains a boiler for central heating, etc

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