chuck wagon

noun

Definition of chuck wagon

  1. 1 :  a wagon carrying supplies and provisions for cooking (as on a ranch)

  2. 2 usually chuckwagon play \ˈchək-ˌwa-gən\ chiefly Western US :  an informal buffet —often used attributively a chuck wagon dinner

Origin and Etymology of chuck wagon

5chuck


First Known Use: 1887


CHUCK WAGON Defined for English Language Learners

chuck wagon

noun

Definition of chuck wagon for English Language Learners

  • : a wagon carrying a stove and food for cooking for a group of people (such as cowboys)


CHUCK WAGON Defined for Kids

chuck wagon

noun

Definition of chuck wagon for Students

  1. :  a wagon carrying a stove and food for cooking

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