Definition of chop suey noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


chop suey

BrE BrE//ˌtʃɒp ˈsuːi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌtʃɑːp ˈsuːi//
[uncountable] Savoury dishes
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a Chinese-style dish of small pieces of meat fried with vegetables and served with rice See related entries: Savoury dishes Word Originlate 19th cent.: from Chinese (Cantonese dialect) tsaâp suì ‘mixed bits’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: chop suey