Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of chuck.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He took the key from her, and without saying a word chucked it across the room on to an old sofa.

    The Belton Estate

  • "Hinduism" was a name chucked on all Indian practices and thought relating the metaphysical and supernatural (except recognisable movements like Jainism, Buddhism or Sikhism and imported religions).

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • In London, young bachelors – most of them military men – didn’t consider themselves men if they weren’t chucked from the Empire Theatre on Leicester Square at least once in their lifetime.

    The Bachelor Life | Edwardian Promenade

  • I understood what Miguel was saying about campus technology teachers in Texas getting more caught up in technology rather than pedagogy, but I think it is that focus that needs to change, rather than the idea chucked out.

    3/5 of the Web 2.0 Debate

  • I hate having that name chucked back at me every so often; it's like being followed around by a ghost.

    BC Bloggers

  • Questioned about the reason for Magashule's dismissal, Lekota said he had not "chucked" him out.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The glass may be "chucked" in any suitable manner, and run at a speed not exceeding 10 feet per minute.

    On Laboratory Arts

  • The packers were at their pipes and cigarettes and were spreading blanket-rolls, and groups of "chucked" infantry had warmed into singing -- when the two boys sat down to supper.

    Fate Knocks at the Door A Novel

  • Then after he had "chucked" his course as impossible he had at his father's earnest wish taken up work at the mills, at first in the office, later in the manufacturing department.

    To Him That Hath: a Tale of the West of Today

  • Brothers's hat, which was lying on the table, and "chucked" in a "quid," qualifying the hat and the quid, and disguising his feelings with the national oath of the land.

    Children of the Bush

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  • vi. "missed an appointment"; "didn't show up"
    vt. "broke up with _____"; "dumped _____"

    May 11, 2009