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Definition of Chuck


  1. To make a noise resembling that of a hen when she calls her chickens; to cluck.
  2. To chuckle; to laugh.
  3. To call, as a hen her chickens.
  4. The chuck or call of a hen.
  5. A sudden, small noise.
  6. A word of endearment; -- corrupted from chick.
  7. To strike gently; to give a gentle blow to.
  8. To toss or throw smartly out of the hand; to pitch.
  9. To place in a chuck, or hold by means of a chuck, as in turning; to bore or turn (a hole) in a revolving piece held in a chuck.
  10. A slight blow or pat under the chin.
  11. A short throw; a toss.
  12. A contrivance or machine fixed to the mandrel of a lathe, for holding a tool or the material to be operated upon.
  13. A small pebble; -- called also chuckstone and chuckiestone.
  14. A game played with chucks, in which one or more are tossed up and caught; jackstones.
  15. A piece of the backbone of an animal, from between the neck and the collar bone, with the adjoining parts, cut for cooking; as, a chuck steak; a chuck roast.

Chuck Quotations

It's amazing because people come up to me and say, 'Chuck, you're the luckiest guy in the world to be a world karate champion and a movie and TV star.' When they say this to me, I kind of smile because luck had nothing to do with it; God had everything to do with it.
Chuck Norris

If you tried to give rock and roll another name, you might call it 'Chuck Berry'.
John Lennon

Celebrate your child's achievement, then rotate it when the next mini-masterpiece comes along. Then chuck the old picture. Don't worry that you're throwing away a memory. Your children will remember your praise more than they will remember the picture with macaroni and glitter glued on it.
Niecy Nash

The traditional spokespersons for the Evangelicals, such as Chuck Colson and James Dobson, have become alarmed about this drift away from the 'Family Values' issues that they believe should be the overwhelming concerns of Evangelicals. They have expressed their displeasure in letters of protest circulated through the religious media.
Tony Campolo

You can only mend the vase so many times before you have to chuck it away.
Christine McVie
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Chuck Translations

chuck in Danish is stryge
chuck in Dutch is aaien, aanhalen, strelen, liefkozen
chuck in French is mandrin, serrage, caresser
chuck in German is Bohrfutter, einspannen
chuck in Portuguese is mandril
chuck in Spanish is caricia, uncir, acarciar, calzo
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