Associations to the word «Chuck»


CHUCK, noun. (cooking) Meat from the shoulder of a cow or other animal.
CHUCK, noun. (mechanical engineering) A mechanical device that holds an object firmly in place, for example holding a drill bit in a high-speed rotating drill or grinder.
CHUCK, noun. (dialect) (obsolete) A chicken, a hen.
CHUCK, noun. A clucking sound.
CHUCK, noun. (slang) A friend or close acquaintance; term of endearment.
CHUCK, noun. A gentle touch or tap.
CHUCK, noun. (informal) A casual throw.
CHUCK, noun. (slang) An act of vomiting.
CHUCK, noun. (cricket) (informal) A throw, an incorrect bowling action.
CHUCK, verb. To make a clucking sound.
CHUCK, verb. To call, as a hen her chickens.
CHUCK, verb. To touch or tap gently.
CHUCK, verb. (transitive) (informal) To throw, especially in a careless or inaccurate manner.
CHUCK, verb. (transitive) (informal) To discard, to throw away.
CHUCK, verb. (transitive) (informal) To jilt; to dump.
CHUCK, verb. (intransitive) (slang) To vomit.
CHUCK, verb. (intransitive) (cricket) To throw; to bowl with an incorrect action.
CHUCK, verb. (South Africa) (slang) (intransitive) To leave; to depart; to bounce.
CHUCK, verb. (obsolete) To chuckle; to laugh.
CHUCK, verb. To place in a chuck, or hold by means of a chuck, as in turning; to bore or turn (a hole) in a revolving piece held in a chuck.
CHUCK, noun. Abbreviation of woodchuck.
CHUCK, noun. (Scotland) A small pebble.
CHUCK, proper noun. A form of the male given name Charles, of mostly American usage.
CHUCK, proper noun. (Canada) (slang) The city of Edmonton (so named because of the large Ukrainian population; -chuk (-чук) is common suffix in Ukrainian surnames).
CHUCK, noun. (countable) a Chuck Taylor shoe (usually referred to in plural form, Chucks).
CHUCK A DUMMY, verb. (slang) To feign an epileptic attack.
CHUCK A SICKIE, verb. (slang) (UK) (Australia) (New Zealand) To take a day off from work feigning ill health.
CHUCK A WOBBLY, verb. (slang) (UK) (Australia) to have a sudden fit of anger, to have a tantrum
CHUCK AWAY, verb. To discard, or throw away
CHUCK E. CHEESE, proper noun. Chuck E. Cheese's, a chain of pizzerias complemented by diversions for young children such as climbing equipment, arcades, and animatronic characters.
CHUCK E. CHEESE, proper noun. The chain's logo and mascot, an anthropomorphic rat.
CHUCK FULL, adjective. Dated form of chock full.
CHUCK IN, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) to give up, to quit
CHUCK IT DOWN, verb. (idiomatic) (informal) To rain heavily.
CHUCK OUT, verb. (idiomatic) To discard, to dispose of (something)
CHUCK OUT, verb. To drive out, to turn out (somebody)
CHUCK RIB, noun. A cut of beef immediately in front of the middle rib.
CHUCK STEAK, noun. A particular cut of beef, containing part of the shoulder bones.
CHUCK STEAKS, noun. Plural of chuck steak
CHUCK UP, verb. (transitive and intransitive) (chiefly British) (NZ) To vomit; throw up.
CHUCK UP, verb. (dated) (transitive and intransitive) To chuck up the sponge; to give up; to admit defeat; to jig up, throw up, jack up; to break a contract; to abandon or quit (something).
CHUCK WAGON, noun. (US) Wagon used to prepare meals on a cattle drives, in the latter part of the 19th century.
CHUCK YOU FARLEY, interjection. (euphemistic) (slang) Fuck you.

Dictionary definition

CHUCK, noun. Informal terms for a meal.
CHUCK, noun. The part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade.
CHUCK, noun. A holding device consisting of adjustable jaws that center a workpiece in a lathe or center a tool in a drill.
CHUCK, verb. Throw carelessly; "chuck the ball".
CHUCK, verb. Throw away; "Chuck these old notes".
CHUCK, verb. Pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the chin.
CHUCK, verb. Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.