1. the jaw.
|‘Battle’ in Fancy I XVII 406: The Chatamites looking blue, almost thunderstruck, and their choppers as long as ‘Paterson’s Road Book’.|
|Bk of Sports 26: They were all reduced to dummies [...] their choppers as long as Patterson’s Road Book. [Ibid.] 206: When it was clearly ascertained that Sam was the conqueror, some of their choppers dropped down to the fourth button on their waistcoats.|
2. rarely in sing., the teeth, occas. false; thus china choppers, store choppers, false teeth.
|Popular Detective Mar. [Internet] He nearly lost his store choppers when he took a gander at the corpse.‘Dying to See Willie’ in|
|Entrapment (2009) 97: They’re fixin’ a loose chopper so’s I won’t have to set in the chair downstairs with a toothache.Little Lester’ in|
|W&F].New Yorker 5 Nov. 86: He made with the choppers [bared his teeth] [|
|Walk on the Wild Side 59: Look at them choppers [...] In six months the clown won’t have a tooth in his head.|
|Lead With Your Left (1958) 16: Wales smiled, he had neat even teeth—and all of them store choppers.|
|Mad mag. Sept.–Oct. 8: False Teeth. Attention! Shoppers for Choppers.|
|Mad mag. Jan. 49: The tip of a butt he had snagged in his choppers.|
|Gumshoe (1998) 22: Taffy [...] asked me what I wanted, gnashing the false choppers.|
|in Maledicta VIII 236: Without a good set of choppers, you can’t do dick-shit in this town.|
|Trainspotting 214: The rabbit-toothed punter [...] sidles up tae me — You wir his brother, he sais, choppers hingin oot tae dry.|
|Guardian 15 Jan. 12: What a fine set of choppers!|
|Sucked In 91: ‘Teeth in the upper jaw were long gone, indicating the corpse wore dentures’ [...] ‘Shortish, right age group, probably chopper wearer’.|
|Snitch Jacket 14: Gaunt and bent, with gapped fanglike choppers.|
|What It Was 28: That big dog in the cartoons, the one with the scary choppers and the spiked colar.(con. 1972)|
|(con. 1980s) Skagboys 28: [I] protrude my choppers, go bug-eyed and pit oan a George Formby singing voice.|
3. (US black) the legs, esp. the thighs.