Definition of choice adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//tʃɔɪs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//tʃɔɪs//
    (choicer, choicest) [only before noun]
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  1. 1(especially of food) of very good quality
  2. 2(North American English) (of meat) of very good, but not the highest, quality
  3. 3choice words/phrases (humorous) rude or offensive language She summed up the situation in a few choice phrases. He used some pretty choice language.
  4. Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French chois, from choisir ‘choose’, of Germanic origin and related to choose.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: choice