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Definition of "chuck" []

  • To pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the chin. (verb-transitive)
  • To throw or toss: chucked stones into the water. (verb-transitive)
  • Informal To throw out; discard: chucked my old sweater. (verb-transitive)
  • Informal To force out; eject: chucking out the troublemakers. (verb-transitive)
  • Informal To give up; quit: chucked her job. (verb-transitive)
  • To throw (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To pat affectionately, esp under the chin (verb)
  • To give up; reject (verb)
  • To vomit (verb)
  • A throw or toss (noun)
  • A playful pat under the chin (noun)

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Use "chuck" in a sentence
  • "Apr 30th, 2010 at 3: 30 pm kcijones001: two buck chuck is awesome. i buy it by the case"
  • "Gary Vain-er-chuck is most definitely NOT “changing wine of world” or the world of wine."
  • "You see he calls for something like a pound of chuck cut into cubes, but for us chuck is almost always packaged and frozen in 3 lbs pieces, frequently bone-in -- plus I hate the idea of cutting chuck into 1-inch cubes and stewing them quickly."