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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

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

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

Our past is a story existing only in our minds. Look, analyze, understand, and forgive. Then, as quickly as possible, chuck it.
Marianne Williamson

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

In 1980, business at my company, Chuck E. Cheese's, was thriving and I was feeling flush. So I bought a very large house on the Champ de Mars in Paris, right between the Eiffel Tower and the Ecole Militaire. The home was quite amazing: At six stories, it spanned 15,000 square feet and featured marble staircases and a swimming pool in the basement.
Nolan Bushnell
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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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