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"chuck" in British English

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chuckverb

uk   /tʃʌk/  us   /tʃʌk/
  • chuck verb (END)

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

chucknoun

uk   /tʃʌk/  us   /tʃʌk/
(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 your attention: 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 old friendship 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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“chuck” in American English

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A bunch of stuff about plurals
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