Found 3 items, similar to chuck.
English → Indonesian
English → English
v 1: throw carelessly; “chuck the ball”
2: throw away; “Chuck these old notes”
3: pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the
chin [syn: pat
4: eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; “After
drinking too much, the students vomited”
; “He purged
; “The patient regurgitated the food we gave
him last night”
, vomit up
, be sick
] [ant: keep down
n 1: informal terms for a meal [syn: chow
2: the part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and
including the shoulder blade
3: a holding device consisting of adjustable jaws that center a
workpiece in a lathe or center a tool in a drill
English → English
(ch[u^]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Chucked
; p. pr. &
vb. n. Chucking
.] [Imitative of the sound.]
1. To make a noise resembling that of a hen when she calls
her chickens; to cluck.
2. To chuckle; to laugh. [R.] --Marston.
, v. t.
To call, as a hen her chickens. --Dryden.
1. The chuck or call of a hen.
2. A sudden, small noise.
3. A word of endearment; -- corrupted from chick. “Pray,
chuck, come hither.”
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chucked
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [F. choquer to strike. Cf. Shock
, v. t.]
1. To strike gently; to give a gentle blow to.
Chucked the barmaid under the chin. --W. Irving.
2. To toss or throw smartly out of the hand; to pitch.
[Colloq.] “Mahomet Ali will just be chucked into the
3. (Mech.) 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.
1. A slight blow or pat under the chin.
2. A short throw; a toss.
3. (Mach.) A contrivance or machine fixed to the mandrel of a
lathe, for holding a tool or the material to be operated
, a play in which a farthing is pitched into
a hole; pitch farthing.
, a deep hole in a wagon rut.
, a chuck having a slider and an eccentric
circle, which, as the work turns round, give it a sliding
motion across the center which generates an ellipse.
1. A small pebble; -- called also chuckstone
2. pl. A game played with chucks, in which one or more are
tossed up and caught; jackstones. [Scot.]
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. [Colloq.]