chuck wagon

noun

Definition of chuck wagon

1 :a wagon carrying supplies and provisions for cooking (as on a ranch)
2 usually chuckwagon play \ˈchək-ˌwa-gən\ , chiefly Western US :an informal buffet often used attributively
  • a chuck wagon dinner

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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)


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chuck wagon

noun

Definition of chuck wagon for Students

:a wagon carrying a stove and food for cooking

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