Simple Definition of chute
: a narrow tube or passage that things and people go down or through
Examples of chute in a sentence
She dropped the towels into the laundry chute.
children sliding down a water chute
The skiers came racing down the chute.
Variants of chute
Origin and Etymology of chute
French, from Old French, from cheoir to fall, from Latin cadere — more at chance
First Known Use: 1805
Definition of chute
: to convey by a chute
1 : to go in or as if in a chute
2 : to utilize a chute (as by passing ore down it)
First Known Use of chute
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Definition of chute for Students
1 : a tube or passage down or through which people slide or things are slid or dropped <a laundry chute> <Children slid down the chute.>
2 : 1parachute
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