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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)

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.

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."