chopfallen [chop-faw-luh n] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. chapfallen.

Origin of chopfallen First recorded in 1595–1605 Examples from the Web for chopfallen Historical Examples of chopfallen

  • Tetlow, chopfallen but obdurate, got himself speedily out of sight.

    The Grain Of Dust

    David Graham Phillips

  • A few minutes later Griffin came off, chopfallen and disappointed.

    The Wing-and-Wing

    J. Fenimore Cooper

  • The rejected postulant, chopfallen and sullen, repaired to his mother and related his unsuccess.

    Mark Gildersleeve

    John S. Sauzade

  • Most chopfallen, blue, enters the National Agent this Limbo whither he has sent so many.

    The French Revolution

    Thomas Carlyle

  • The latter had shrunk up in his chair and was looking as chopfallen and guilty as a dog caught sucking eggs.

    Cappy Ricks Retires

    Peter B. Kyne

  • British Dictionary definitions for chopfallen chopfallen adjective

    1. a variant of chapfallen

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