lopping definition

  • verb:
    • provide participle of lop.
  • noun:
    • The cutting-off of branches, etc.
    • That which is cut off; leavings.
    • A cutting off, as of limbs; what is cut off; leavings.
    • The cutting-off of all of the limbs of a tree, except the crop or leading shoot, with regard to the profit become based on all of them, as contrasted with pruning, in which some of the limbs are cut-off with regard to the tree.
    • what is stop; severed branches: generally in plural.

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "lopping"
    • At this date 'the general sense…
    • View More
  • Phrases for "lopping"
90 votes

How would you define lopping?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!