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verb [transitive] informal     chuck pronunciation in British English
/tʃʌk/
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present tense
I/you/we/theychuck
he/she/itchucks
present participlechucking
past tensechucked
past participlechucked
  1. 1
    to throw something

    Someone had chucked a brick through their window.

    chuck someone something:

    Chuck me the ball, would you?

    1. a.
      to put something somewhere in a careless way

      She came in, chucked her books on the table, and went straight to her room.

  2. 2

    chuck

    or

    chuck out

    or

    chuck away

    to get rid of something you do not want

    This is the pile of things we need, and over here is the pile of things we can chuck.

  3. 3
    British to end a relationship with someone

    After two years she chucked her boyfriend.

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