chuck Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “chuck” in the English Dictionary

"chuck" in British English

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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 ​romanticrelationship with someone: He's just chucked his ​girlfriend.


uk   us   /tʃʌk/

chuck noun (PERSON)

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

chuck noun (MACHINE)

[C] specialized engineering a ​device for ​holding an ​objectfirmly in a ​machine
(Definition of chuck from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"chuck" in American English

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chuckverb [T]

 us   /tʃʌk/

chuck verb [T] (THROW)

to ​throw something without giving it ​yourattention: Chuck me the ​keys.

chuck verb [T] (END)

infml to end, give up, or ​leave something: Last ​summer, he chucked his ten-year ​career as a ​stockbroker. How can you chuck an ​oldfriendship like that?
(Definition of chuck from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “chuck”
in Korean 내던지다…
in Arabic يَرمي…
in Malaysian buang…
in French jeter…
in Russian бросать, швырять…
in Chinese (Traditional) 扔, (隨便地)扔,拋,甩…
in Italian tirare, gettare…
in Turkish fırlatmak, atmak…
in Polish rzucać…
in Spanish tirar…
in Vietnamese quăng, vứt…
in Portuguese jogar, largar…
in Thai โยน…
in German schmeißen…
in Catalan llençar…
in Japanese ~を放り投げる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 扔, (随便地)扔,抛,甩…
in Indonesian melemparkan…
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