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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chop-hous]
    • /ˈtʃɒpˌhaʊs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chop-hous]
    • /ˈtʃɒpˌhaʊs/

Definitions of chophouse word

  • noun chophouse a restaurant specializing in steaks, grills, chops, etc 3
  • noun chophouse (formerly) a customs house in China 3
  • noun chophouse a restaurant serving chops and steaks 3
  • noun plural chophouse a restaurant specializing in chop, steaks, and the like. 1
  • noun chophouse A restaurant that specializes in steaks, chops, and similar fare. 1
  • noun chophouse restaurant specializing in meat 1

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Origin of chophouse

First appearance:

before 1680
One of the 48% oldest English words
First recorded in 1680-90; chop1 + house

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Parts of speech for Chophouse


chophouse popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 59% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

chophouse usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for chophouse

noun chophouse

  • bistro — A bistro is a small, informal restaurant or a bar where food is served.
  • cafeteria — A cafeteria is a restaurant where you choose your food from a counter and take it to your table after paying for it. Cafeterias are usually found in public buildings such as hospitals and stores.
  • coffee shop — A coffee shop is a kind of restaurant that sells coffee, tea, cakes, and sometimes sandwiches and light meals.
  • diner — a person who dines.
  • greasy spoon — a cheap and rather unsanitary restaurant.

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