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chopstick one of a pair of thin sticks used for eating, especially in East Asian countries.
chord1 a line that connects two points on a circle.
chord2 three or more musical notes played at the same time.
chore a routine task around the house or yard. [2 definitions]
chorus a group of people who sing together. [3 definitions]
chose past tense of "choose."
chosen past participle of "choose."
chow1 (informal) food.
chow2 a Chinese breed of dog. Chows are sturdy dogs of medium size with a thick red or black coat, a black tongue, and a tail that curls over the back.
chowder a thick soup in which clams, fish, or corn are added to potatoes and onions in a milk or tomato base.
Christ See "Jesus Christ."
christen to give a name to at baptism. [2 definitions]
Christian of, concerning, or coming from the person, actions, or words of Jesus Christ, or the religion based on his teachings. [4 definitions]
Christianity the Christian religion, including its many separate branches. [2 definitions]
Christmas December 25, a Christian holiday that celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ. [2 definitions]
Christmas tree a real or artificial evergreen tree, usually placed indoors and decorated with lights and ornaments at Christmas.
chromatic having to do with color or colors. [2 definitions]
chromatic scale a musical scale of half steps.
chromium a shiny, silver-gray metal that is one of the chemical elements. Chromium does not rust easily. It is used on surfaces, such as the metal trim on cars, because it stays shiny. It can be combined with other metals to form alloys. (symbol: Cr)
chromosome a part found in the cells of all plants and animals. Chromosomes contain genes which pass on physical characteristics from parent to offspring.
chronic tending to a certain behavior or illness over a long time or without stopping. [2 definitions]