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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (intransitive)


Noun chuck has 3 senses

Verb chuck has 4 senses


chuckv. i. [Imitative of the sound.].
  •  To make a noise resembling that of a hen when she calls her chickens; to cluck.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To chuckle; to laugh.  Marston.  [1913 Webster]
chuckv. t. 
     To call, as a hen her chickens.  Dryden.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The chuck or call of a hen.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A sudden, small noise.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A word of endearment; -- corrupted from chick.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
chuckv. t. [F. choquer to strike. Cf. Shock, v. t.].
  •  To strike gently; to give a gentle blow to.  [1913 Webster]
    "Chucked the barmaid under the chin."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To toss or throw smartly out of the hand; to pitch.  Lord Palmerson.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A slight blow or pat under the chin.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A short throw; a toss.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A contrivance or machine fixed to the mandrel of a lathe, for holding a tool or the material to be operated upon.  [1913 Webster]
Chuck farthing, a play in which a farthing is pitched into a hole; pitch farthing. -- Chuck hole, a deep hole in a wagon rut. -- Elliptic chuck, a chuck having a slider and an eccentric circle, which, as the work turns round, give it a sliding motion across the center which generates an ellipse. Knight.
  •  A small pebble; -- called also chuckstone and chuckiestone.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A game played with chucks, in which one or more are tossed up and caught; jackstones.  [1913 Webster]
     A piece of the backbone of an animal, from between the neck and the collar bone, with the adjoining parts, cut for cooking; as, a chuck steak; a chuck roast.  [1913 Webster]


chuck, v. & n.
1 colloq. fling or throw carelessly or with indifference.
2 colloq. (often foll. by in, up) give up; reject (chucked in my job).
3 touch playfully, esp. under the chin.
--n. a playful touch under the chin.

the chuck sl. dismissal (he got the chuck). chucker-out colloq. a person employed to expel troublesome people from a gathering etc. chuck it sl. stop, desist. chuck out colloq.
1 expel (a person) from a gathering etc.
2 get rid of, discard.
chuck, n. & v.
1 a cut of beef between the neck and the ribs.
2 a device for holding a workpiece in a lathe or a tool in a drill.
--v.tr. fix (wood, a tool, etc.) to a chuck.

chuck, n. US colloq. food.

1 a provision-cart on a ranch etc.
2 a roadside eating-place.
19th c.: perh. f. CHUCK(2)



Chateaubriand, abandon, abjure, abstract, anchorage, barf, be seasick, be sick, beak, blade roast, boot out, bounce, bowl, breast, bring up, brisket, brush, brush aside, bunt, cackle, call, carol, cast, cast aside, cast at, cast away, cast off, cast out, catapult, caw, change of pace, change-up, chase, chatter, cheep, chirk, chirp, chirr, chirrup, chitter, chow, chuck, chuck at, chuck out, chuck roast, chuck up, chunk, clack, clap, clear, clear away, clear out, clear the decks, clod, cluck, cock-a-doodle-doo, cold cuts, contemn, contradict, coo, croak, cronk, crow, cuckoo, curve, cut out, dab, dart, dash, decline, deep-six, defenestrate, deny, deport, desert, despise, detrude, disapprove, discard, discharge, disclaim, discount, disdain, disgorge, dismiss, disown, dispose of, disregard, ditch, downcurve, drum, dump, eats, egest, eighty-six, eject, elide, eliminate, eradicate, evict, except, exclude, exile, expatriate, expel, extrude, fastball, feed the fish, filet mignon, fillip, fire, fire at, flank, flick, fling, fling at, flip, flirt, fork, forsake, forswear, forward pass, gabble, gag, gaggle, get quit of, get rid of, get shut of, give away, give the hook, gobble, graze, grub, grubbery, guggle, harborage, haven, heave, heave at, heave out, heave the gorge, honk, hoo, hoot, hurl, hurl against, hurl at, hurtle, ignore, incurve, jerk, jettison, jilt, junk, keck, kick downstairs, kick out, knuckle, knuckleball, lance, lateral, lateral pass, launch, let fly, let fly at, liquidate, lob, loin, obtrude, oust, out, outcurve, outlaw, part with, pass, pass by, pass up, pat, peck, peep, peg, pelt, pick, pick out, pip, pipe, pitch, pitchfork, plank, plate, plate piece, plop, plump, plunk, port, pot roast, puke, purge, push aside, put, put out, put the shot, quack, quit, rack, rap, rebuff, recant, refuse, refuse to consider, regurgitate, reject, remove, renounce, repel, repudiate, repulse, retch, rib roast, ribs, riding, roads, roadstead, roast, roll, rolled roast, root out, root up, round, rump, rump roast, saddle, scold, scout, scrap, screwball, serve, service, shank, shed, short ribs, shot-put, shoulder, shoulder clod, shove away, shy, shy at, sick up, sing, sinker, sirloin, slap, slider, sling, sling at, slough, snap, spew, spitball, spitter, spurn, squawk, strike off, strike out, tap, tenderloin, throw, throw at, throw away, throw out, throw over, throw overboard, throw up, thrust, thrust out, tickle, tilt, tip, toss, toss at, toss out, toss overboard, touch, trill, turn away, turn out, tweet, twit, twitter, upchuck, upcurve, vomit, waive, warble, weed out, whisk, whistle




N chance, lot, fate, luck, good luck, mascot, speculation, venture, stake, game of chance, mere shot, random shot, blind bargain, leap in the dark, pig in a poke, fluke, potluck, faro bank, flyer, limit, uncertainty, uncertainty principle, Heisenberg's uncertainty principle, drawing lots, sortilegy, sortition, sortes, sortes Virgilianae, rouge et noir, hazard, ante, chuck-a-luck, crack-loo, craps, faro, roulette, pitch and toss, chuck, farthing, cup tossing, heads or tails cross and pile, poker-dice, wager, bet, betting, gambling, the turf, gaming house, gambling house, betting house, bucket shop, gambling joint, totalizator, totalizer, hell, betting ring, dice, dice box, gambler, gamester, man of the turf, adventurer, dicer, fortuitous, unintentional, unintended, accidental, not meant, undesigned, purposed, unpremeditated, unforeseen, uncontemplated, never thought of, random, indiscriminate, promiscuous, undirected, aimless, driftless, designless, purposeless, causeless, without purpose, possible, unforeseeable, unpredictable, chancy, risky, speculative, dicey, randomly, by chance, fortuitously, unpredictably, unforeseeably, casually, unintentionally, unwittingly, en passant, by the way, incidentally, as it may happen, at random, at a venture, at haphazard, acierta errando, dextro tempore, fearful concatenation of circumstances, fortuitous combination of circumstances, le jeu est le fils d'avarice et le pere du desespo, the happy combination of fortuitous circumstances, the fortuitous or casual concourse of atoms, God does not play dice with the universe, chance, indetermination, accident, fortune, hazard, hap, haphazard, chance medley, random, luck, raccroc, casualty, contingence, adventure, hit, fate, equal chance, lottery, tombola, toss up, turn of the table, turn of the cards, hazard of the die, chapter of accidents, fickle finger of fate, cast of the dice, throw of the dice, heads or tails, flip of a coin, wheel of Fortune, sortes, sortes Virgilianae, probability, possibility, odds, long odds, run of luck, accidentalness, main chance, odds on, favorable odds, contingency, dependence (uncertainty), situation (circumstance), statistics, theory of Probabilities, theory of Chances, bookmaking, assurance, speculation, gaming, casual, fortuitous, accidental, adventitious, causeless, incidental, contingent, uncaused, undetermined, indeterminate, random, statistical, possible, unintentional, by chance, accidentally, by accident, casually, perchance, for aught one knows, as good would have it, as bad would have it, as luck would have it, as ill-luck would have it, as chance would have it, as it may be, as it may chance, as it may turn up, as it may happen, as the case may be, grasps the skirts of happy chance, the accident of an accident, There but for the grace of God go I.


VB propel, project, throw, fling, cast, pitch, chuck, toss, jerk, heave, shy, hurl, flirt, fillip, dart, lance, tilt, ejaculate, jaculate, fulminate, bolt, drive, sling, pitchfork, send, send off, let off, fire off, discharge, shoot, launch, release, send forth, let fly, put in orbit, send into orbit, launch into orbit dash, put in motion, set in motion, set agoing, start, give a start, give an impulse to, impel, trundle, expel, carry one off one's legs, put to flight.


VB cry, roar, bellow, blare, rebellow, growl, snarl, bark, bow-wow, yelp, bay, bay at the moon, yap, yip, yipe, growl, yarr, yawl, snarl, howl, grunt, gruntle, snort, squeak neigh, whinny, bray, mew, mewl, meow, purr, caterwaul, pule, baa, bleat, low, moo, troat, croak, peep, coo, gobble, quack, honk, gaggle, guggle, crow, caw, squawk, screech cackle, cluck, clack, chuck, chuckle, hoot, hoo, chirp, cheep, chirrup, twitter, cuckoo, warble, trill, tweet, pipe, whistle, hum, buzz, hiss, blatter, ratatat.

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