Definition of chop suey in English:

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chop suey

Pronunciation: /ˌCHäpˈso͞oē/


A Chinese-style dish of meat stewed and fried with bean sprouts, bamboo shoots, and onions, and often served with rice.
Example sentences
  • Although these do represent some of the basic foods of Mexico - in name only - they have been brought down to their lowest common denominator north of the border, on a par with the chop suey and chow mein of Chinese restaurants 20 years ago.
  • No, we do not eat chop suey and spring rolls all the time.
  • Ah well, bring on the chop suey and fortune cookies.


Late 19th century: from Chinese (Cantonese dialect) tsaâp suì 'mixed bits'.

Words that rhyme with chop suey

bluey, chewy, cooee, Dewey, dewy, Drambuie, feng shui, gluey, gooey, hooey, Hughie, Louie, Louis, phooey, rouille, screwy, Wanganui

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Syllabification: chop su·ey

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