chopfallen

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj chopfallen brought low in spirit "left us fatigued and deflated spiritually"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Chopfallen Having the lower chop or jaw depressed; hence, crestfallen; dejected; dispirited; downcast. See Chapfallen.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • chopfallen See chapfallen.
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Usage

In literature:

Tetlow, chopfallen but obdurate, got himself speedily out of sight.
"The Grain Of Dust" by David Graham Phillips
Most chopfallen, blue, enters the National Agent this Limbo whither he has sent so many.
"The French Revolution" by Thomas Carlyle
They turned, aghast, agape, chopfallen with astonishment, stunned, and incredulous.
"The Two Vanrevels" by Booth Tarkington
A few minutes later Griffin came off, chopfallen and disappointed.
"The Wing-and-Wing" by J. Fenimore Cooper
I left the house quite chopfallen.
"In the Days of My Youth" by Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
It was just as well that "Dora" Eweword had been too chopfallen to come in, for we found the place in what grandma termed "a uproar.
"Some Everyday Folk and Dawn" by Miles Franklin
They were sadly chopfallen.
"Captain Canot" by Brantz Mayer
Mr. Titmouse walked along Piccadilly with a truly chopfallen and disconsolate air.
"Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 1." by Samuel Warren
The rejected postulant, chopfallen and sullen, repaired to his mother and related his unsuccess.
"Mark Gildersleeve" by John S. Sauzade
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