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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. informal terms for a meal;
[syn: chow, chuck, eats, grub]

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;


VERB (4)

1. throw carelessly;
- Example: "chuck the ball"
[syn: chuck, toss]

2. throw away;
- Example: "Chuck these old notes"
[syn: chuck, ditch]

3. pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the chin;
[syn: chuck, pat]

4. eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth;
- Example: "After drinking too much, the students vomited"
- Example: "He purged continuously"
- Example: "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
[syn: vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chuck \Chuck\ (ch[u^]k), n. 1. A small pebble; -- called also chuckstone and chuckiestone. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] 2. pl. A game played with chucks, in which one or more are tossed up and caught; jackstones. [Scot.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chuck \Chuck\ (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. [1913 Webster] 2. To chuckle; to laugh. [R.] --Marston. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chuck \Chuck\, v. t. To call, as a hen her chickens. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chuck \Chuck\, n. 1. The chuck or call of a hen. [1913 Webster] 2. A sudden, small noise. [1913 Webster] 3. A word of endearment; -- corrupted from chick. "Pray, chuck, come hither." --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chuck \Chuck\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chucked; p. pr. & vb. n. Chucking.] [F. choquer to strike. Cf. Shock, v. t.] 1. To strike gently; to give a gentle blow to. [1913 Webster] Chucked the barmaid under the chin. --W. Irving. [1913 Webster] 2. To toss or throw smartly out of the hand; to pitch. [Colloq.] "Mahomet Ali will just be chucked into the Nile." --Lord Palmerson. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chuck \Chuck\, n. 1. A slight blow or pat under the chin. [1913 Webster] 2. A short throw; a toss. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mach.) A contrivance or machine fixed to the mandrel of a lathe, for holding a tool or the material to be operated upon. [1913 Webster] Chuck farthing, a play in which a farthing is pitched into a hole; pitch farthing. Chuck hole, a deep hole in a wagon rut. Elliptic chuck, 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. --Knight. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chuck \Chuck\, n. 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.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

chuck n 1: informal terms for a meal [syn: chow, chuck, eats, grub] 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 v 1: throw carelessly; "chuck the ball" [syn: chuck, toss] 2: throw away; "Chuck these old notes" [syn: chuck, ditch] 3: pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the chin [syn: chuck, pat] 4: eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night" [syn: vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up] [ant: keep down]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

297 Moby Thesaurus words for "chuck": Chateaubriand, abandon, abjure, abstract, anchorage, barf, be seasick, be sick, beak, blade roast, boot out, bounce, bowl, breast, bring up, brisket, brush, brush aside, bunt, cackle, call, carol, cast, cast aside, cast at, cast away, cast off, cast out, catapult, caw, change of pace, change-up, chase, chatter, cheep, chirk, chirp, chirr, chirrup, chitter, chow, chuck, chuck at, chuck out, chuck roast, chuck up, chunk, clack, clap, clear, clear away, clear out, clear the decks, clod, cluck, cock-a-doodle-doo, cold cuts, contemn, contradict, coo, croak, cronk, crow, cuckoo, curve, cut out, dab, dart, dash, decline, deep-six, defenestrate, deny, deport, desert, despise, detrude, disapprove, discard, discharge, disclaim, discount, disdain, disgorge, dismiss, disown, dispose of, disregard, ditch, downcurve, drum, dump, eats, egest, eighty-six, eject, elide, eliminate, eradicate, evict, except, exclude, exile, expatriate, expel, extrude, fastball, feed the fish, filet mignon, fillip, fire, fire at, flank, flick, fling, fling at, flip, flirt, fork, forsake, forswear, forward pass, gabble, gag, gaggle, get quit of, get rid of, get shut of, give away, give the hook, gobble, graze, grub, grubbery, guggle, harborage, haven, heave, heave at, heave out, heave the gorge, honk, hoo, hoot, hurl, hurl against, hurl at, hurtle, ignore, incurve, jerk, jettison, jilt, junk, keck, kick downstairs, kick out, knuckle, knuckleball, lance, lateral, lateral pass, launch, let fly, let fly at, liquidate, lob, loin, obtrude, oust, out, outcurve, outlaw, part with, pass, pass by, pass up, pat, peck, peep, peg, pelt, pick, pick out, pip, pipe, pitch, pitchfork, plank, plate, plate piece, plop, plump, plunk, port, pot roast, puke, purge, push aside, put, put out, put the shot, quack, quit, rack, rap, rebuff, recant, refuse, refuse to consider, regurgitate, reject, remove, renounce, repel, repudiate, repulse, retch, rib roast, ribs, riding, roads, roadstead, roast, roll, rolled roast, root out, root up, round, rump, rump roast, saddle, scold, scout, scrap, screwball, serve, service, shank, shed, short ribs, shot-put, shoulder, shoulder clod, shove away, shy, shy at, sick up, sing, sinker, sirloin, slap, slider, sling, sling at, slough, snap, spew, spitball, spitter, spurn, squawk, strike off, strike out, tap, tenderloin, throw, throw at, throw away, throw out, throw over, throw overboard, throw up, thrust, thrust out, tickle, tilt, tip, toss, toss at, toss out, toss overboard, touch, trill, turn away, turn out, tweet, twit, twitter, upchuck, upcurve, vomit, waive, warble, weed out, whisk, whistle