Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In cricket, a bowler who is inclined to throw the ball instead of bowling it.
  • noun A frozen oyster.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who chucks; a thrower.
  • noun cricket A bowler who throws or chucks the ball rather than bowls it.

Etymologies

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to chuck + -er

Examples

  • July 3rd, 2009 MELBOURNE - Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan is all set to sign for Victoria Bushrangers for the Twenty20 Big Bash and play as local hero at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), the same venue where 14 years ago he was labelled a chucker by umpire Darrel Hair.

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  • July 3rd, 2009 MELBOURNE - Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan is all set to sign for Victoria Bushrangers for the Twenty20 Big Bash and play as local hero at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), the same venue where 14 years ago he was labelled a chucker by umpire Darrel Hair.

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  • No matter. what comments or best comments VS Murali being called a chucker - Muttiah Muralitharan in my view was only being picked by racist umpires & aussie fans thats claims his a chcuker however, now that gilly wants to get blind youth to follow his mislead words.

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  • To others, though, he has been a cheat, a "chucker" in the words of John Howard, the former Australian prime minister, whose bid to become president of the International Cricket Council has foundered not least on the back of the antipathy such a statement might have caused in Sri Lanka.

    Controversial, yes, but Muttiah Muralitharan merits his place in history

  • It's pronounced "chucker", even among birdwatchers, who are notorious for following orthdoxy slavishly.

    languagehat.com: CHUKAR.

  • Lankan legend Muttiah Muralitharan a "chucker," or someone with an illegal bowling action.

    Bangkokpost.com : Breaking News

  • Howard had faced a challenge in winning over the powerful Asian bloc after once labelling celebrated Sri Lankan bowler Muttiah Muralitharan a "chucker", or someone with an illegal bowling action.

    The Times of India

  • Howard had faced a challenge in winning over the powerful Asian bloc after once labelling celebrated Sri Lankan bowler Muttiah Muralitharan a "chucker", or someone with an illegal bowling action.

    The Times of India

  • Australian fans and there have been chants of 'chucker' when he bowled during the last tour

    WN.com - Articles related to Murali, Kumble eye bowling academy: Report

  • Muralitharan has had a troubled relationship with the Australian fans and there have been chants of 'chucker' when he bowled during the last tour Down Under.

    WN.com - Articles related to Murali, Kumble eye bowling academy: Report

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