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chuck1

 
pronunciation:
chuhk
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: chucks, chucking, chucked
definition 1: to touch or pat lightly with affection.
My uncle always chucks me under the chin when he sees me.
synonyms:
pat
similar words:
caress, fondle, pet, poke, tap, tickle
definition 2: to throw or toss.
He chucked a shoe at the cat to make her stop clawing the curtain.
synonyms:
pitch, throw, toss
similar words:
cast, dash, fling, heave, hurl, launch, propel, send, sling
definition 3: (informal) to throw away; to get rid of.
She chucked her old sneakers into the trash.
synonyms:
discard, junk, scrap
similar words:
abandon, ditch, drop, jettison, quit
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a light tap, especially under the chin.
synonyms:
pat, tap
similar words:
caress, poke
definition 2: a throw or toss.
synonyms:
throw, toss
similar words:
cast, fling