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chuck 1

 (chŭk)
tr.v. chucked, chuck·ing, chucks
1. To pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the chin.
2.
a. To throw or toss: chucked stones into the water.
b. Informal To throw out; discard: chucked my old sweater.
c. Informal To force out; eject: chucking out the troublemakers.
3. Informal To give up; quit: chucked her job.
n.
1. An affectionate pat or squeeze under the chin.
2. A throw, toss, or pitch.

[Variant of chock, possibly from French choc, knock, blow; see shock1.]

chuck 2

 (chŭk)
n.
1. A cut of beef extending from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade.
2.
a. A clamp that holds a tool or the material being worked in a machine such as a lathe.
b. A clamping device for holding a drill bit.
3. Informal Food.

[Dialectal chuck, lump, perhaps variant of chock.]

chuck 3

 (chŭk)
intr.v. chucked, chuck·ing, chucks
To make a clucking sound.
n.
A clucking sound.

[Middle English chukken, of imitative origin.]

chuck

(tʃʌk)
vb (mainly tr)
1. informal to throw
2. to pat affectionately, esp under the chin
3. informal (sometimes foll by: in or up) to give up; reject: he chucked up his job; she chucked her boyfriend.
4. slang chiefly (usually foll by: up) US to vomit
5. chuck off at informal Austral and NZ to abuse or make fun of
n
6. a throw or toss
7. a playful pat under the chin
8. the chuck informal dismissal
[C16: of unknown origin]

chuck

(tʃʌk)
n
1. (Cookery) Also called: chuck steak a cut of beef extending from the neck to the shoulder blade
2. (Mechanical Engineering)
a. Also called: three jaw chuck a device that holds a workpiece in a lathe or tool in a drill, having a number of adjustable jaws geared to move in unison to centralize the workpiece or tool
b. Also called: four jaw chuck or independent jaw chuck a similar device having independently adjustable jaws for holding an unsymmetrical workpiece
[C17: variant of chock]

chuck

(tʃʌk)
vb
(intr) a less common word for cluck2
n
1. a clucking sound
2. a term of endearment
[C14 chukken to cluck, of imitative origin]

chuck

(tʃʌk)
n
1. (Physical Geography) a large body of water
2. (Physical Geography) short for saltchuck
[C19: from Chinook Jargon, from Nootka chauk]

chuck1

(tʃʌk)

v.t.
1. to toss; throw.
2. to throw away.
3. to eject from a public place (often fol. by out).
4. to resign from: He's chucked his job.
5. to pat or tap lightly, as under the chin.
n.
6. a light pat or tap.
7. a toss; pitch.
[1575–85]

chuck2

(tʃʌk)

n.
1. the cut of beef between the neck and shoulder blade.
2. a block or log used as a chock.
3.
a. a device to center and clamp work in a lathe or other machine tool.
b. a device for holding a drill bit.
[1665–75; variant of chock. See chunk1]

chuck3

(tʃʌk)

v.t., v.i.
1. to cluck.
n.
2. a clucking sound.
[1350–1400; Middle English chuk, expressive word]

chuck4

(tʃʌk)

n.
food; provisions.
[1840–50; special use of chuck2]

chuck


Past participle: chucked
Gerund: chucking

Imperative
chuck
chuck
Present
I chuck
you chuck
he/she/it chucks
we chuck
you chuck
they chuck
Preterite
I chucked
you chucked
he/she/it chucked
we chucked
you chucked
they chucked
Present Continuous
I am chucking
you are chucking
he/she/it is chucking
we are chucking
you are chucking
they are chucking
Present Perfect
I have chucked
you have chucked
he/she/it has chucked
we have chucked
you have chucked
they have chucked
Past Continuous
I was chucking
you were chucking
he/she/it was chucking
we were chucking
you were chucking
they were chucking
Past Perfect
I had chucked
you had chucked
he/she/it had chucked
we had chucked
you had chucked
they had chucked
Future
I will chuck
you will chuck
he/she/it will chuck
we will chuck
you will chuck
they will chuck
Future Perfect
I will have chucked
you will have chucked
he/she/it will have chucked
we will have chucked
you will have chucked
they will have chucked
Future Continuous
I will be chucking
you will be chucking
he/she/it will be chucking
we will be chucking
you will be chucking
they will be chucking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been chucking
you have been chucking
he/she/it has been chucking
we have been chucking
you have been chucking
they have been chucking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been chucking
you will have been chucking
he/she/it will have been chucking
we will have been chucking
you will have been chucking
they will have been chucking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been chucking
you had been chucking
he/she/it had been chucking
we had been chucking
you had been chucking
they had been chucking
Conditional
I would chuck
you would chuck
he/she/it would chuck
we would chuck
you would chuck
they would chuck
Past Conditional
I would have chucked
you would have chucked
he/she/it would have chucked
we would have chucked
you would have chucked
they would have chucked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chuck - informal terms for a mealchuck - informal terms for a meal    
fare - the food and drink that are regularly served or consumed
2.chuck - the part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade
side of beef - dressed half of a beef carcass
cut of beef - cut of meat from beef cattle
blade - a cut of beef from the shoulder blade
shoulder - a cut of meat including the upper joint of the foreleg
3.chuck - a holding device consisting of adjustable jaws that center a workpiece in a lathe or center a tool in a drill
collet chuck, collet - a cone-shaped chuck used for holding cylindrical pieces in a lathe
drill - a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)
electric drill - a rotating power drill powered by an electric motor
holding device - a device for holding something
jaw - holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object
lathe - machine tool for shaping metal or wood; the workpiece turns about a horizontal axis against a fixed tool
Verb1.chuck - throw carelesslychuck - throw carelessly; "chuck the ball"  
throw - propel through the air; "throw a frisbee"
2.chuck - throw away; "Chuck these old notes"
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
abandon - forsake, leave behind; "We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot"
3.chuck - pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the chin
caress, fondle - touch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner; "He caressed her face"; "They fondled in the back seat of the taxi"
4.chuck - eject the contents of the stomach through the mouthchuck - 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"
egest, excrete, eliminate, pass - eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone"

chuck

verb (Informal)
1. throw, cast, pitch, shy, toss, hurl, fling, sling, heave Someone chucked a bottle and it caught me on the side of the head.
2. (often with away or out) throw out, dump (informal), scrap, get rid of, bin (informal), ditch (slang), junk (informal), discard, dispose of, dispense with, jettison I chucked a whole lot of old magazines and papers. Don't just chuck your bottles away - recycle them.
3. give up or over, leave, stop, abandon, cease, resign from, pack in, jack in Last summer, he chucked his job and went on the road.
4. (Austral. & N.Z. informal) vomit, throw up (informal), spew, heave (slang), puke (slang), barf (U.S. slang), chunder (slang, chiefly Austral.), upchuck (U.S. slang), do a technicolour yawn, toss your cookies (U.S. slang) It smelt so bad I thought I was going to chuck.

chuck

verb
1. Informal. To let go or get rid of as being useless or defective, for example:
Informal: jettison, shuck (off).
Slang: ditch.
2. Informal. To put out by force:
Slang: boot (out), bounce, kick out.
Idioms: give someone the boot, give someone the heave-ho, send packing, show someone the door, throw out on one's ear.
Translations
رَمْي النِّفايَه
zahodit
kastesmide
nakatavipatayrjötä
henda
mestsviest

chuck

1 [tʃʌk]
A. N
1. (= throw) → tiro m, echada f
2. to get the chuck (from job) → ser despedido
to give sb the chuck (from relationship) → dar la patada a algn, plantar a algn
3. a chuck under the chinuna palmada cariñosa en la barbilla
B. VT
1. (= throw) → tirar, echar
2. (= throw away) (also chuck away) → tirar, botar (LAm); [+ money] → tirar; [+ chance] → desperdiciar
3. (= give up) (also chuck up, chuck in) [+ job] → dejar, plantar; [+ boyfriend, girlfriend] → dar la patada a, plantar
so I had to chuck itasí que tuve que dejarlo
chuck it!¡basta ya!, ¡déjalo!
4. to chuck sb under the chindar una palmada cariñosa bajo la barbilla a algn
chuck away VT + ADV [+ old clothes, books] → tirar, botar (LAm); [+ money] → despilfarrar; [+ chance] → desperdiciar
chuck in VT + ADVabandonar, renunciar a
I'm thinking of chucking it inestoy pensando en mandarlo a paseo
chuck out VT + ADV [+ rubbish] → tirar, botar (LAm); [+ person] → echar (fuera); [+ employee] → despedir, dar el pasaporte a
chuck up
A. VT + ADVabandonar, renunciar a
B. VI + ADV (US) (= vomit) → arrojar

chuck

2 [tʃʌk]
A. N
1. (also chuck steak) → bistec m de pobre
2. (US) (= food) → manduca f DUDE RANCH
B. CPD chuck wagon Ncarromato m de provisiones

chuck

4 [tʃʌk] N (Tech) → portabrocas m inv

chuck

[ˈtʃʌk]
vt
(= throw) → lancer, jeter
(British) [+ job] → lâcher
(British) (= finish with) [+ person] → plaquer
chuck in
vt [+ job] → lâcher
chuck out
vt [+ person] → flanquer dehors, flanquer à la porte

chuck

1
vt (inf)
(= throw)schmeißen (inf)
(inf) girlfriend etcSchluss machen mit; jobhinschmeißen (inf); chuck it! (= stop it)Schluss jetzt!
to chuck somebody under the chinjdm einen Kinnstüber versetzen
n (inf, = dismissal) → Rausschmiss m (inf); to give somebody the chuckjdn rausschmeißen (inf), → jdn an die Luft setzen (inf); he got the chucker ist rausgeflogen (inf), → den haben sie an die Luft gesetzt (inf)

chuck

2
n (Tech) → Spannfutter nt

chuck

3
n (dated US inf: = food) → Essen nt

chuck

1 [tʃʌk] vt (fam)
a. (throw) → gettare
b. (also chuck away) → buttare, gettare
c. (also chuck up, chuck in) (job) → piantare
d. (boyfriend, girlfriend) → piantare
chuck out vt + adv (fam) (useless article) → buttare via; (person) → sbattere or buttare fuori

chuck

2 [tʃʌk] n (also chuck steak) → spalla

chuck

3 [tʃʌk] n (Tech) → mandrino

chuck

(tʃak) verb
to throw. Chuck this rubbish in the dustbin.
References in classic literature ?
Coming to school the Henderson boys had come across the new deef and dummy and told the rest; so all the scholars was chuck full of him and couldn't talk about anything else, and was in a sweat to get a sight of him because they hadn't ever seen a deef and dummy in their lives, and it made a powerful excitement.
If you've got any drawing- room manners or a dislike to eating peas with a knife or dropping aitches, you'd better chuck 'em away.
Tis not ivry child that wud chuck the Rig'lations to Flanders an' stretch Peg Barney on a wink from a brokin an' dilapidated ould carkiss like mysilf.
I'm afraid I must chuck this business," said he heavily.
Matters having reached this stage, you may venture to chuck her under the chin and tickle the side of her head, and the intelligent creature will then stick her claws into your legs; and all is friendship and affection, as so sweetly expressed in the beautiful lines--
I have been," I answered, laughing as he could always make me, "but I'll chuck it if you'll stop and smoke.
If you chuck everything like this, they'll be thrown on the streets.
Carter would return me half the money I paid for my articles and I could chuck it at the end of a year.
I love thee, my sweet chuck, and gin I go not with thee to that same Blue Boar thou mayst call me a heathen.
How can you chuck it in like that or shove it under the cord where it'll get rubbed?
It seems to me," he said deliberately, "that you are another of those poor fools who chuck away their life and happiness and go to the dogs because a woman had chosen to make a little use of them.
I think,' observed the Carrier, 'that I should chuck any man out of window, who said there wasn't.