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chukka

chuk·ka

 (chŭk′ə)
n.
A short, ankle-length boot having two or three pairs of eyelets.

[Alteration of chukker (so called because polo players wear a similar boot).]

chukka

(ˈtʃʌkə) or

chukker

n
(Polo) polo a period of continuous play, generally lasting 7 minutes
[C20: from Hindi cakkar, from Sanskrit cakra wheel, circle]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chukka - (polo) one of six divisions into which a polo match is divided
polo - a game similar to field hockey but played on horseback using long-handled mallets and a wooden ball
division, section, part - one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division"
period of play, playing period, play - (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds; "rain stopped play in the 4th inning"
2.chukka - a shoe that comes up to the ankle and is laced through two or three pairs of eyelets; often made of suede
shoe - footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
Translations

chukka

chukker [ˈtʃʌkəʳ] N (Polo) → tiempo m de un partido de polo

chukka

, chukker
n (Polo) → Chukka nt, → Chukker nt
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The match was a close one but a few back shots to goal by Hissam, alongside the incredible goals scored by the team players resulted in a glorious win six chukka's later.