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see Chips



  1. Plural of chip
    Wow, look at the chips on that motherboard!
  2. french fried potatoes; french fries.
  3. In the context of "US": Thin-sliced and deep-fried potatoes sold in sealed bags; potato chips, nacho chips, etc.
    What kind of chips should we get, barbeque or sour cream and onion?


french fried potatoes; french fries.
  • Croatian: pomfrit
  • Finnish: ranskalaiset perunat
  • German: Pommes frites
Thin-sliced and deep-fried potatoes sold in sealed bags; potato chips, nacho chips, etc.
  • Croatian: čips
  • Finnish: perunalastu, sipsi
  • German: Chips




chips f|p
  1. (Anglicism): chips (American English), crisps (British English)



  1. (Anglicism): chips (American English), crisps (British English)

Extensive Definition







  • Chip, a character in the movie "National Lampoon's Animal House" who pledged and was accepted into the Omega house; the role was played by Kevin Bacon
  • CHiPs, a television series about the California Highway Patrol
  • Chips (band), a Swedish pop and country group
  • Ch!pz, a Dutch band popular in The Netherlands and in some European countries
  • Mr. Chips, the mascot for the UK game show Catchphrase


See also

chips in Danish: Chip
chips in German: Chip
chips in French: Chip
chips in Korean: 칩
chips in Italian: Chip
chips in Hungarian: Chip
chips in Dutch: Chip
chips in Japanese: チップ
chips in Polish: Chip
chips in Vietnamese: Chip

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

bakehead, black gang, blunt, boilerman, boodle, brass, bread, bucks, bungs, cabbage, cabin boy, cash, coin, commissary steward, complement, currency, deckhand, deckie, dinero, dough, fireman, gelt, gilt, grease, green, green stuff, gun loader, gunner, hand, hospital steward, jack, kale, landing signalman, legal tender, mail orderly, mazuma, moolah, mopus, navigator, oil of palms, oiler, ointment, oof, ooftish, purser, radio operator, rhino, rocks, roustabout, scratch, shekels, simoleons, snip, snips, sparks, spondulics, steward, stewardess, stoker, sugar, the needful, tin, torpedoman, wampum, watch, yeoman
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