chuck out

chuck out
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [chuhk out]
    • /tʃʌk aʊt/
    • /tʃʌk ˈaʊt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chuhk out]
    • /tʃʌk aʊt/

Definitions of chuck out words

  • phrasal verb chuck out If you chuck something out, you throw it away, because you do not need it or cannot use it. 3
  • phrasal verb chuck out If a person is chucked out of a job, a place, or their home, they are forced by other people to leave. 3
  • verb chuck out to eject forcibly (from); throw out (of) 3
  • verb with object chuck out to toss; throw with a quick motion, usually a short distance. 1
  • verb with object chuck out Informal. to resign from; relinquish; give up: He's chucked his job. 1
  • verb with object chuck out to pat or tap lightly, as under the chin. 1

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Origin of chuck out

First appearance:

before 1575
One of the 34% oldest English words
First recorded in 1575-85; origin uncertain

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Parts of speech for Chuck out


chuck out popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 86% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for chuck out

verb chuck out

  • jettison — to cast (goods) overboard in order to lighten a vessel or aircraft or to improve its stability in an emergency.

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