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chunk of change

Definition of chunk of change

US somewhat informal

  1. :  a lot of money <He spent a big/hefty chunk of change on that car.>



Word by Word Definitions

chunkplay
  1. :  a short thick piece or lump (as of wood or coal)

    :  a large noteworthy quantity or part

    :  a strong thickset horse usually smaller than a draft horse

  1. :  to make a dull plunging or explosive sound

    :  to mishit (a golf ball or shot) by striking the ground behind the ball

changeplay
  1. :  to make different in some particular :  alter

    :  to make radically different :  transform

    :  to give a different position, course, or direction to

  1. :  the act, process, or result of changing: as

    :  alteration

    :  transformation


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