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chukker

play
noun chuk·ker \ˈchə-kər\

Definition of chukker

  1. :  a playing period of a polo game



Variants of chukker

also chukka play \ˈchə-kə\

Origin of chukker

Hindi cakkar & Urdu chakkar circular course, from Sanskrit cakra wheel, circle — more at wheel


First Known Use: 1898


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