Chukker definition

chŭkər
One of the six playing periods, each of 7½ minutes, of a game of polo.
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One of the periods of play, lasting 712 minutes, in a polo match.
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Any of the periods of play, each lasting 7 or 712 minutes, into which a polo match is divided.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
chukker
Plural:
chukkers

Origin of chukker

  • Hindi cakkar circle, turn from Sanskrit cakram kwel-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition