chuck it (all) in

Definition of chuck it (all) in


  1. :  to give up doing what one has been doing :  quit He grew tired of his job and decided to just chuck it (all) in.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  cluck

  1. : used as an endearment

  1. :  pat, tap

    :  toss, throw

    :  discard

  1. :  a pat or nudge under the chin

    :  an abrupt movement or toss

  1. :  a cut of beef that includes most of the neck, the parts about the shoulder blade, and those about the first three ribs — see beef illustration

    :  food

    :  an attachment for holding a workpiece or tool in a machine (as a drill or lathe)

  1. :  the whole amount, quantity, or extent of

    :  as much as possible

    :  every member or individual component of

  1. :  wholly, quite

    :  only, exclusively

    :  just

  1. :  the whole number, quantity, or amount :  totality

    : used in such phrases as for all I know, for all I care, and for all the good it does to indicate a lack of knowledge, interest, or effectiveness

    :  everybody, everything

  1. :  the whole of one's possessions, resources, or energy

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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