chuck

chuck
1 verb (T) informal
1 to throw something in a careless or relaxed way: chuck sth on
/out of/into etc: Tania chucked her bag down on the sofa. | chuck sb sth: Chuck me that magazine, would you?
2 chuck sb BrE to end a romantic relationship with someone: Why did Judy chuck him?
3 chuck sb under the chin to gently touch someone under their chin, especially a child
chuck sth away/out phrasal verb (T) to throw something away: We had to chuck a lot of stuff out when we moved. chuck sb out phrasal verb (T) to make someone leave a place, especially because they are behaving badly: We got chucked out of the pub last night. chuck sth in phrasal verb (T) BrE to stop doing something, especially something that is boring or annoying: What on earth made him chuck his job in so suddenly? chuck up phrasal verb (I, T) especially BrE slang to vomit 1: I was chucking up all night. 2 noun
1 (C) part of a machine that holds something so that it does not move
2 spoken a word used to address someone in some parts of Northern England

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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