out of the chute

Definition of out of the chute

US, informal

  1. :  since the very beginning He was successful (right) out of the chute.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. :  fall

    :  a quick descent (as in a river) :  rapid

    :  an inclined plane, sloping channel, or passage down or through which things may pass :  slide

  1. :  to convey by a chute

    :  to go in or as if in a chute

    :  to utilize a chute (as by passing ore down it)

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to cast off or become cast off

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