ALL meanings of chips

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  • abbreviation CHIPS CHIPS is a system for transferring funds that makes large value payments in US dollars between major banks. 3
  • noun chips a tricky or special method by which an opponent can be thrown. 1
  • verb with object chips to hew or cut with an ax, chisel, etc. 1
  • verb with object chips to cut, break off, or gouge out (bits or fragments): He chipped a few pieces of ice from the large cube. 1
  • verb with object chips to disfigure by breaking off a fragment: to chip the edge of a saucer. 1
  • verb with object chips to shape or produce by cutting or flaking away pieces: to chip a figure out of wood. 1
  • verb with object chips Games. to bet by means of chips, as in poker. 1
  • noun chips Plural form of chip. 1
  • verb with object chips Tennis. to slice (a ball) on a return shot, causing it to have heavy backspin. 1
  • verb with object chips Slang. to take (a narcotic drug) occasionally, especially only in sufficient quantity to achieve a mild euphoria. 1
  • verb with object chips Chiefly British Sports. to hit or kick (a ball) a short distance forward. 1
  • verb with object chips British Slang. to jeer or criticize severely; deride; taunt. 1
  • verb with object chips Australian. to hoe; harrow. 1
  • verb without object chips to utter a short chirping or squeaking sound; cheep. 1
  • idioms chips chip off the old block, a person who resembles one parent in appearance or behavior: His son is just a chip off the old block. 1
  • idioms chips chip on one's shoulder, a disposition to quarrel: You will never make friends if you go around with a chip on your shoulder. 1
  • idioms chips in the chips, Slang. wealthy; rich: Don't look down on your old friends now that you're in the chips. 1
  • idioms chips when the chips are down, in a discouraging or disadvantageous situation; in bad or pressing times: When the chips are down he proves to be a loyal friend. 1
  • noun chips plural of chip. 0
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