Chuck means to get rid of something, to give it up or to toss it.(verb)
The definition of chuck is a cut of beef from around the neck, shoulders and the first few ribs, or a clamp on a woodworking machine.(noun)
The definition of Chuck is a nickname for someone named Charles.(noun)
An example of Chuck is what someone could call Charles Barkley if they knew him well.
See chuck in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < ? Fr choquer, to shock, strike against < MDu schokken
Origin: prob. var. of chock
intransitive verb, noun
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transitive verb chucked, chuck·ing, chucks
Origin: Variant of chock
Origin: , possibly from French choc, knock, blow; see shock1.
Origin: Dialectal chuck, lump
Origin: , perhaps variant of chock.
intransitive verb chucked, chuck·ing, chucks
Origin: Middle English chukken
Origin: , of imitative origin.
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