Definition of Chopfallen

1. Adjective. Brought low in spirit. "Left us fatigued and deflated spiritually"

Exact synonyms: Chapfallen, Crestfallen, Deflated
Similar to: Dejected



Definition of Chopfallen

1. a. Having the lower chop or jaw depressed; hence, crestfallen; dejected; dispirited; downcast. See Chapfallen.

Definition of Chopfallen

1. Adjective. chapfallen ¹

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Definition of Chopfallen

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chopfallen

chop down
chop logic
chop off
chop shop
chop shops
chop shot
chop steak
chop suey
chop up
chopart fracture-dislocation
chopboat
chopboats
chopchurch
chopchurches
chope
chopfallen (current term)
chophouse
chophouses
chopine
chopines
chopins
choplogic
choplogical
choplogics
choppable
chopped
chopped-liver
chopped liver
chopped logic
chopped steak

Literary usage of Chopfallen

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1. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"In the howes, figuratively used, chopfallen, in the dumps, Upp. Clydes. HOW,«. 1. ... Dung in the howes, overturned ; chopfallen. Baillie. HOW, ». ..."

2. Everyday Classics: Fifth Reader by Franklin Thomas Baker, Ashley Horace Thorndike (1917)
"The chopfallen Riley went back to his seat, convinced 5 that it would not do to rebel against the new teacher even if he did not use the beech switches. ..."

3. Hamlet by William Shakespeare (1905)
"In the churchyard we taste the sub-acid of cynicism, so that Yorick's skull is quite emptied of its humor, and is only an ill-savored text to a chopfallen ..."

4. The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare, Walter Morris Hart (1917)
"chopfallen (v. 1. 212), down in the mouth. chopine (ii. 2. 447), a kind of shoe or clog, raised above the ground by means of a cork sole ..."

5. The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. by Washington Irving (1906)
"... while the luckless cul] brought in, forlorn and chopfallen, in the cus gamekeepers, huntsmen, and whippers-in, and j by a rabble rout of country clowns. ..."

6. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1860)
"Lord ! p'raps it's a sell, after all," said he, quite chopfallen. " But I've got my pay, anyhow, and there's no mistake in aV on the Princeton Bank. ..."

7. Publications by English Dialect Society (1884)
"So when he had realized his dilemma he came down chopfallen, certainly a sadder lad, and perhaps a wiser. ..."

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