chuck away - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theychuck away
he/she/itchucks away
present participlechucking away
past tensechucked away
past participlechucked away
  1. 1
    informal same as chuck1 (sense 2)

    You can just go and chuck all this rubbish away!

  2. 2
    to waste an advantage or an opportunity you have

    We’ve given you the best education money can buy – don’t chuck it all away.

See also main entry: chuck