chuck: Meaning and Definition of
- to toss; throw with a quick motion, usually a short distance.
- to resign from; relinquish; give up: He's chucked his job.
- to pat or tap lightly, as under the chin.
- to eject (a person) from a public place (often fol. by out): They chucked him from the bar.
- to vomit; upchuck.
- stop it; shut up.
- a light pat or tap, as under the chin.
- a toss or pitch; a short throw.
- a sudden jerk or change in direction.
- the cut of beef between the neck and the shoulder blade. See diag. under
- a block or log used as a chock.
- a device for centering and clamping work in a lathe or other machine tool.
- a device for holding a drill bit.
- to hold or secure with a chuck.
— v.t., v.i.
- to cluck.
- a clucking sound.
- (used as a term of endearment): my love, my chuck.
— n. Western U.S. Slang.
- food; provisions.
— n. Informal.
— n. Canadian Slang.
- any body of water.
- a male given name, form of
- a white man.
- white society, culture, and values.
- chuck (Thesaurus)