chimper-chomper

chimper-chomper
/ˈtʃɪmpə-ʃtɒmpə/ (say 'chimpuh-shtompuh)

noun
a children's game of prediction and fortune-telling, wherein a square of paper is folded to form a three-dimensional object which is then opened and closed by putting the thumb and index finger of each hand into the bottom compartments, the visible surfaces of the paper revealing numbers and messages; chatterbox.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Chimper-chomper — children s origami fortune telling device which is manipulated by the thumb and index finger of each hand to reveal prophetic messages written therein; chatterbox …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • chimper-chomper — Australian Slang children s origami fortune telling device which is manipulated by the thumb and index finger of each hand to reveal prophetic messages written therein; chatterbox …   English dialects glossary

  • Chatterbox — 1. talkative person; 2. children s origami fortune telling device which is manipulated by the thumb and index finger of each hand to reveal prophetic messages written therein; a chimper chomper …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • chatterbox — Australian Slang 1. talkative person; 2. children s origami fortune telling device which is manipulated by the thumb and index finger of each hand to reveal prophetic messages written therein; a chimper chomper …   English dialects glossary

  • chatterbox — /ˈtʃætəbɒks / (say chatuhboks) noun 1. a very talkative person. 2. → chimper chomper …   Australian-English dictionary

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