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chuck

1. verb, informal To throw out or discard. I'm going to chuck the rest of this food. Do you want some of it? Can we please chuck all these old papers of yours? They're just taking up space.
2. verb, informal To eject or force out from some place. The bouncer chucked the man for being belligerent.
3. verb, informal To put (someone) in some place or situation, especially abruptly or without warning. Usually followed by "in" or "into." The government chucked him in jail for nearly a year without so much as a warrant for his arrest.
4. verb, informal To quit or give something up, often one's job. I heard Sarah chucked her job to go traveling around the world. The money has been good, but I'm just about ready to chuck the world of investment banking altogether.
5. verb, slang To vomit. Usually followed by "up." Everyone chucked their lunch after getting off the roller coaster. I spent the whole morning chucking up my breakfast.
6. noun, dated slang Food. A: "How's the chuck in this joint?" B: "Eh, you get what you pay for."
7. noun, informal Rejection or dismissal. Usually used with "the." I heard Janet gave John the chuck recently. I'm just worried that I'm going to get the chuck because of what happened in the meeting.
8. noun, informal A good-natured term of address for a male one does not know. Often capitalized. Hey, Chuck, hold on a minute—you dropped this! ’Scuse me, chuck, just need to get by you there.

chucks

1. A strong desire to eat; a voracious appetite. I hope you've got the chucks because I've prepared quite a feast!
2. A nickname for Chuck Taylor All-Star sneakers. "Chucks" is usually capitalized in this usage. I'm glad I wore my Chucks today since we ended up doing so much walking.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

chucks

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See also: chuck
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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