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chuck

verb uk   us   /tʃʌk/

chuck verb (THROW)

[T often + adv/prep] informal to throw something carelessly: Chuck it over there/into the corner. [+ two objects] Chuck me the keys.

chuck verb (END)

[T] UK old-fashioned informal to end a romantic relationship with someone: He's just chucked his girlfriend.

chuck

noun uk   us   /tʃʌk/

chuck noun (PERSON)

Northern informal (also chuckie ) a friendly form of address: "All right, then, chuck?"

chuck noun (MACHINE)

[C] specialized engineering a device for holding an object firmly in a machine
Translations of “chuck”
in Arabic يَرمي…
in Korean 내던지다…
in Malaysian buang…
in French jeter…
in Turkish fırlatmak, atmak…
in Italian tirare, gettare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 扔, (隨便地)扔,拋,甩…
in Russian бросать, швырять…
in Polish rzucać…
in Vietnamese quăng, vứt…
in Spanish tirar…
in Portuguese jogar, largar…
in Thai โยน…
in German schmeißen…
in Catalan llençar…
in Japanese ~を放り投げる…
in Indonesian melemparkan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 扔, (随便地)扔,抛,甩…
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