(noun, verb)


1. informal terms for a meal

Similar word(s): chow, eats, grub

Definition categories: food, fare

2. the part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade

Definition categories: food

3. a holding device consisting of adjustable jaws that center a workpiece in a lathe or center a tool in a drill

Definition categories: man–made

Sentences with chuck as a noun:

- Are you all right, chuck?

- She gave him an affectionate chuck under the chin.


1. throw carelessly

- chuck the ball

Similar word(s): toss

Definition categories: contact, throw

2. throw away

- Chuck these old notes

Similar word(s): ditch

Definition categories: possession, abandon

3. pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the chin

Similar word(s): pat

Definition categories: contact, caress, fondle

4. eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

Similar word(s): barf, cast, cat, disgorge, honk, puke, purge, regorge, regurgitate, retch, sick, spew, spue, upchuck, vomit

Definition categories: body, egest, eliminate, excrete, pass

Sentences with chuck as a verb:

- Chuck that magazine to me, would you?

- This food′s gone off - you′d better chuck it.

- She's chucked me for another man!

- Let's chuck.