Definition of chopsocky in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtʃɒpsɒki/


[mass noun, usually as modifier] North American informal
Kung fu or a similar martial art, especially as depicted in violent action films: chopsocky epics from Hong Kong
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  • But instead of hanging himself with his white belt, he signed up for acting lessons, where he honed a special brand of chopsocky comedy and deadpan delivery that has proven to be a deadly combination at the Asian box office.
  • The murderous ballet of the fight scenes, the blistering beauty of the cast, the optic nerve-sizzling colors - Zhang's art-house chopsocky flick verged on visual rapture.
  • A culmination of Stephen Chow's previous movies, Kung Fu Hustle raises the chopsocky comedy bar to another level.


1970s: perhaps humorously suggested by chop suey.

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