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    chuck - Dictionary definition and meaning for word chuck

    Definition
    (noun) informal terms for a meal
    Synonyms : chow , eats , grub
    Definition
    (noun) the part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade Definition
    (noun) a holding device consisting of adjustable jaws that center a workpiece in a lathe or center a tool in a drill Definition
    (verb) throw carelessly
    Synonyms : toss
    Example Sentence
    • chuck the ball
    Definition
    (verb) throw away
    Synonyms : ditch
    Example Sentence
    • Chuck these old notes
    Definition
    (verb) pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the chin
    Synonyms : pat
    Definition
    (verb) eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    Example Sentence
    • After drinking too much, the students vomited
    • He purged continuously
    • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night
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