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1. chuck

verb. ['ˈtʃʌk'] throw carelessly.

Synonyms

  • throw

Antonyms

  • strong
  • convict

Etymology

  • woodchuck (English)

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Rhymes with Chuck

  • unstuck
  • struck
  • canuck
  • wnuk
  • truck
  • stucke
  • stuck
  • snuck
  • smuck
  • schmuck
  • pluck
  • mruk
  • kruk
  • kruck
  • kluck
  • gluck
  • fluck
  • druck
  • cluck
  • bruck
  • amuck
  • amok
  • zuk
  • zuck
  • yuk
  • yuck
  • wruck
  • tuck
  • suk
  • suck

How do you pronounce chuck?

Pronounce chuck as ʧək.

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Sentences with chuck


1. Verb, base form
Shoulder meat often lends itself to stews and chuck roasts.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Put on your safety glasses and secure the drill bit into the chuck of the drill motor.

3. Adjective
Many people prefer chuck steak because it is an inexpensive cut.

Quotes about chuck


1. Yes, and I’m sure the arena will be full of bags of flour for me to chuck at people.
- Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

2. Just deleting vandalism on the Chuck Norris page,"Radar said. "For instance, while I do think that Chuck Norris specializes in the roundhouse kick, I don't think it's accurate to say, 'Chuck Norris's tears can cure cancer, but unfortunately he has never cried.
- John Green

3. The waves were choppy, like Chuck Norris' karate hands. The ocean would have been still, if I weren't making love in it.
- Jarod Kintz, Love quotes for the ages. Specifically ages 18-81.

2. chuck-wills-widow

noun. large whippoorwill-like bird of the southern United States.

Synonyms

  • goatsucker
  • Caprimulgus carolinensis
  • caprimulgid
  • genus Caprimulgus
  • nightjar

3. chuck-full

adjective. packed full to capacity.

Synonyms

  • cram full
  • chock-full
  • choke-full
  • full
  • chockablock

Antonyms

  • emptiness
  • thin
  • fractional
  • meager

4. chuck-will's-widow

noun. large whippoorwill-like bird of the southern United States.

Synonyms

  • goatsucker
  • Caprimulgus carolinensis
  • caprimulgid
  • genus Caprimulgus
  • nightjar

5. chuck

noun. ['ˈtʃʌk'] informal terms for a meal.

Synonyms

  • grub
  • eats
  • chow

Antonyms

  • invalidate
  • disapprove
  • disallow
  • decertify

Etymology

  • woodchuck (English)

6. chuck

noun. ['ˈtʃʌk'] a holding device consisting of adjustable jaws that center a workpiece in a lathe or center a tool in a drill.

Synonyms

  • collet
  • holding device
  • electric drill
  • jaw
  • collet chuck
  • lathe

Antonyms

  • dematerialise
  • stay in place
  • be born
  • survive

Etymology

  • woodchuck (English)

7. chuck

verb. ['ˈtʃʌk'] throw away.

Synonyms

  • abandon

Antonyms

  • include
  • necessitate

Etymology

  • woodchuck (English)

8. chuck

verb. ['ˈtʃʌk'] eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth.

Synonyms

  • be sick
  • upchuck
  • egest
  • vomit
  • pass
  • retch
  • sick
  • puke
  • throw up
  • vomit up
  • disgorge
  • honk
  • excrete
  • purge
  • eliminate
  • cat
  • spue
  • regorge
  • cast
  • spew
  • regurgitate

Antonyms

  • stay
  • running
  • healthy
  • fit

Etymology

  • woodchuck (English)

9. chuck

verb. ['ˈtʃʌk'] pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the chin.

Synonyms

  • pat
  • fondle

Antonyms

  • sane
  • unalarming
  • pleased

Etymology

  • woodchuck (English)

10. chuck

noun. ['ˈtʃʌk'] the part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade.

Synonyms

  • blade
  • shoulder
  • cut of beef

Antonyms

  • fail
  • appear
  • prevent
  • failing

Etymology

  • woodchuck (English)
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