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chuck

noun, chiefly West

Synonyms and Antonyms of chuck

  1. substances intended to be eaten after a long day, the cowboys lined up for some chuck Synonyms of chuck bread, chow, food [chiefly West], comestibles, eatables, eats, edibles, fare, foodstuffs, grub, meat, provender, provisions, table, tucker [chiefly Australian], viands, victuals, vittlesWords Related to chuck commissary, rations, supplies; aliment, nutriment; diet, nourishment, nurture, sustenance; mess, pap; ensilage, feed, fodder, forage, silage, slop, swill; feast, meal, refreshments, regale, repast, spread; board; dish, plate, platter, serving; finger food, natural foodNear Antonyms of chuck bane, poison, toxin, venom


chuck

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of chuck

  1. 1 to get rid of as useless or unwanted after the power outage we reluctantly chucked everything that had been sitting in the fridge Synonyms of chuck cashier, cast (off), discard, deep-six, ditch, dump, eighty-six (or 86), exorcise (also exorcize), fling (off or away), jettison, junk, lay by, lose, pitch, reject, scrap, shed, shuck (off), slough (off) also sluff (off), throw away, throw out, toss, unloadWords Related to chuck abandon, abdicate, desert, forsake; dismiss, kick out; abolish, annihilate, eliminate, eradicate, expunge, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, liquidate, remove, root (out), stamp (out), wipe outNear Antonyms of chuck adopt, embrace, take on; employ, use, utilize; hold, hold back, keep, retain

  2. 2 to give up (a job or office) I swear, I have half a mind to chuck this job and become a hermit! Synonyms of chuck bag, quit, leave, resign (from), retire (from), step aside (from), step down (from)Words Related to chuck abandon, vacate; drop out (of), throw upNear Antonyms of chuck hire (out or on)Antonyms of chuck stay (at)

  3. 3 to send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm chucked a wad of paper at his friend's back Synonyms of chuck cast, catapult, throw, dash, fire, fling, heave, hurl, hurtle, launch, lob, loft, peg, pelt, pitch, sling, tossWords Related to chuck bowl, dart, flip, gun, hook, pass, roll, shoot; buck, eject, impel, precipitate, project, propel, rifle, thrust



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