Busy, or otherwise overwhelmed with work.

Originally used in Northeastern culinary institutions, made its way into corporate lingo late 2012.
John was chopping onions trying to get his management reports done and fix the broken copier.

When Sam asked John if he could do him a favor, John responded "Sorry, I can't, I'm chopping onions this morning!"
by TabbyDabby April 01, 2013
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A term typically used by youtubers to describe the action of hating on or negativley talking about the shitlord that is Onision or the onion man.
person 1: Hey did you see Strange ÆONS video about Chopping onions?

person 2: wtf how did you get into my house
by flatbear December 27, 2019
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Chris Graves says to Tom Brown and Bobby Harmon. "Hey, you got me chopping onions heeya"
by Derrick Heichelbech December 07, 2008
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What people do when they watch videos like the deaf girl who could hear for the first time.
"Oh my god, it's so beautiful. You know, chopping onions and all."
by IMJUSTSOPASSIONATE January 24, 2012
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When a person is fucked SO hard they cry...but in a good way.
Man....I onion chopped that bitch so hard she used my whole box of Kleenex.
by Stachaleenda December 30, 2015
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