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chuck

noun, chiefly West

Synonyms and Antonyms of chuck

  1. substances intended to be eaten <after a long day, the cowboys lined up for some chuck> Synonyms bread, chow, food [chiefly West], comestibles, eatables, eats, edibles, fare, foodstuffs, grub, meat, provender, provisions, table, tucker [chiefly Australian], viands, victuals, vittlesRelated Words commissary, rations, supplies; aliment, nutriment; diet, nourishment, nurture, sustenance; mess, pap; ensilage, feed, fodder, forage, silage, slop, swill; feast, meal, refreshments, regale, repast, spread; board; dish, plate, platter, serving; finger food, natural foodNear Antonyms bane, poison, toxin, venom




chuck

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of chuck

  1. 1 to get rid of as useless or unwanted <after the power outage we reluctantly chucked everything that had been sitting in the fridge> Synonyms cashier, cast (off), discard, deep-six, ditch, dump, eighty-six (or 86), exorcise (also exorcize), fling (off or away), jettison, junk, lay by, lose, pitch, reject, scrap, shed, shuck (off), slough (off) also sluff (off), throw away, throw out, toss, unloadRelated Words abandon, abdicate, desert, forsake; dismiss, kick out; abolish, annihilate, eliminate, eradicate, expunge, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, liquidate, remove, root (out), stamp (out), wipe outNear Antonyms adopt, embrace, take on; employ, use, utilize; hold, hold back, keep, retain

  2. 2 to give up (a job or office) <I swear, I have half a mind to chuck this job and become a hermit!> Synonyms bag, quit, leave, resign (from), retire (from), step aside (from), step down (from)Related Words abandon, vacate; drop out (of), throw upNear Antonyms hire (out or on)Antonyms stay (at)

  3. 3 to send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm <chucked a wad of paper at his friend's back> Synonyms cast, catapult, throw, dash, fire, fling, heave, hurl, hurtle, launch, lob, loft, peg, pelt, pitch, sling, tossRelated Words bowl, dart, flip, gun, hook, pass, roll, shoot; buck, eject, impel, precipitate, project, propel, rifle, thrust




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