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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [chous]
    • /tʃaʊs/
    • /tʃaʊs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chous]
    • /tʃaʊs/

Definitions of chouse word

  • noun chouse a person who deceives, defrauds, or tricks 3
  • noun chouse a deception or trick 3
  • verb chouse to deceive, defraud, or trick (a person) 3
  • verb chouse to worry or badger 3
  • verb transitive chouse to cheat; swindle 3
  • verb transitive chouse to herd (cattle) roughly 3

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Origin of chouse

First appearance:

before 1600
One of the 39% oldest English words
First recorded in 1600-10; perhaps to be identified with chiaus

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Chouse


chouse popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 59% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 72% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

chouse usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for chouse

verb chouse

  • fleece — the coat of wool that covers a sheep or a similar animal.
  • victimize — to make a victim of.
  • rob — to take something from (someone) by unlawful force or threat of violence; steal from.
  • dupe — duplicate.
  • deceive — If you deceive someone, you make them believe something that is not true, usually in order to get some advantage for yourself.

Antonyms for chouse

verb chouse

  • aid — Aid is money, equipment, or services that are provided for people, countries, or organizations who need them but cannot provide them for themselves.
  • assist — If you assist someone, you help them to do a job or task by doing part of the work for them.
  • refuse — to decline to accept (something offered): to refuse an award.
  • give — to present voluntarily and without expecting compensation; bestow: to give a birthday present to someone.
  • offer — to present for acceptance or rejection; proffer: He offered me a cigarette.

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