shute

noun

less common spelling of chute

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b
: a quick descent (as in a river) : rapid
2
: an inclined plane, sloping channel, or passage down or through which things may pass : slide
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“Shute.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shute. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

Kids Definition

shute

variant of chute

Biographical Definition

Shute

biographical name

Nev*il ˈne-vəl How to pronounce Shute (audio) 1899–1960 pseudonym of Nevil Shute Norway English aeronautical engineer and writer in Australia
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