chukka

noun
chuk·​ka | \ ˈchə-kə How to pronounce chukka (audio) \

Definition of chukka

: a usually ankle-high leather boot with two or three pairs of eyelets or a buckle and strap

Examples of chukka in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These waterproof little chukka boots have Ugg’s plush lining and slip-resistant tread. Kiana Murden, CNN Underscored, 13 Nov. 2020 These waterproof little chukka boots have Ugg’s plush lining and slip-resistant tread. Kiana Murden, CNN Underscored, 13 Nov. 2020 These waterproof little chukka boots have Ugg’s plush lining and slip-resistant tread. Kiana Murden, CNN Underscored, 13 Nov. 2020 For the guys, these classic Neumel chukka boots fall from $139.95 to $89.90 in a deep brown shade. Arielle Tschinkel, USA TODAY, 29 Dec. 2020 These waterproof little chukka boots have Ugg’s plush lining and slip-resistant tread. Kiana Murden, CNN Underscored, 13 Nov. 2020 These waterproof little chukka boots have Ugg’s plush lining and slip-resistant tread. Kiana Murden, CNN Underscored, 13 Nov. 2020 These waterproof little chukka boots have Ugg’s plush lining and slip-resistant tread. Kiana Murden, CNN Underscored, 13 Nov. 2020 These waterproof little chukka boots have Ugg’s plush lining and slip-resistant tread. Kiana Murden, CNN Underscored, 13 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of chukka

1948, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chukka

chukka, alteration of chukker; from a similar polo player's boot

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“Chukka.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chukka. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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