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British English: /tʃɪp/
American English: /tʃɪp/

Translation of chip in Italian:


  • 3 (British English) (fried potato)
    patata (feminine) fritta

transitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -pp-

  • 3 (Cookery)
    tagliare a bastoncino

intransitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -pp-

  • 1 (damage)
    (plate, glass, precious stone, tooth)
    (paint, varnish)
  • 2 (Sport) (in golf)
    fare un tiro di avvicinamento


transitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -pp-

  • (in wrestling)
    fare lo sgambetto a


to have a chip on one's shoulder

he's got a chip on his shoulder about not having gone to university

ce l'ha col mondo perché non è potuto andare all'università

to be a chip off the old block

= avere lo stesso carattere del genitore

when the chips are down

he's had his chips

(British English) [informal]
(defeated, condemned to die)
è spacciato
(less powerful, less important)
ha fatto il suo tempo

Phrasal verbs

chip away:

1 chip away (paint, plaster) to chip away at (carve)
(marble, rock)
[figurative] (power, authority, confidence)
2 chip away [something], chip [something] away
fare saltare
(paint, plaster)

chip in

(British English) [informal] 1 (in conversation) (officiously) 2 (contribute money) she chipped in with £5
contribuì con 5 sterline

chip off:

1 chip off
(paint, plaster)
2 chip off [something], chip [something] off
fare saltare
(plaster) from da
he chipped a piece off
ha fatto saltare via un pezzo
to chip a piece off a tooth

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    Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly