"chuck" Definition

Definitions for the word "chuck" from multiple English dictionaries.

1. v.
1 colloq. Fling or throw carelessly or casually. 2 (often foll. By in, up) colloq. Give up; reject. 3 touch playfully, esp. Under the chin. n. 1 playful touch under the chin. 2 toss. the chuck slang dismissal; rejection. Chuck out colloq. 1 expel (a person) from a gathering etc. 2 get rid of, discard. [perhaps from french chuquer knock]
Source: Oxford English Dictionary, 1884
2. n.
1 cut of beef from neck to ribs. 2 device for holding a workpiece or bit. v. Fix to a chuck. [var. Of *chock]
Source: Oxford English Dictionary, 1884
3. slang
bread or meat; in fact, anything to eat. Also a particular kind of beefsteak.
Source: The Slang Dictionary, 1864
4. slang
a schoolboy’s treat.—_Westminster School._ Provision for an entertainment. Hard CHUCK is sea biscuit.
Source: The Slang Dictionary, 1864
5. slang
to throw or pitch.
Source: The Slang Dictionary, 1864

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