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cheechako

noun chee·cha·ko \chē-ˈchä-(ˌ)kō, -ˈch- also -ˈcha-\
plural chee·cha·kos

Definition of CHEECHAKO

:  tenderfoot 1 —used chiefly in Alaska

Origin of CHEECHAKO

Chinook Jargon, from chee new (from Lower Chinook čxi right away) + chako come, from Nootka čokʷ come, imperative
First Known Use: 1897

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