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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [choh-peen, chop-in]
    • /tʃoʊˈpin, ˈtʃɒp ɪn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [choh-peen, chop-in]
    • /tʃoʊˈpin, ˈtʃɒp ɪn/

Definitions of chopine word

  • noun chopine a sandal-like shoe on tall wooden or cork bases popular in the 18th century 3
  • noun chopine a woman's shoe with a very thick sole, as of cork, worn in the 16th and 17th cent. 3
  • noun chopine a shoe having a thick sole, usually of cork, suggesting a short stilt, worn especially by women in 18th-century Europe after its introduction from Turkey. 1
  • noun chopine A bottle of wine (usually Bordeaux) containing 0.250 liters of fluid, 1/3 the volume of a standard bottle. 1
  • noun chopine A type of women's platform shoe that was popular in the 15th and 16th centuries. 0

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Origin of chopine

First appearance:

before 1570
One of the 33% oldest English words
1570-80; < Spanish chapín, equivalent to chap(a) (< Middle French chape chape) + -in -in1

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Parts of speech for Chopine


chopine popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 83% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

chopine usage trend in Literature

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