how to pronounce chuck


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the above transcription of chuck is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

chuck is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of chuck in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of chuck


  1. Meat from the shoulder of a cow or other animal.
  2. A casual throw.
  3. A small pebble.
  4. A throw, an incorrect bowling action.
  5. An act or instance of vomiting.
  6. A clucking sound.
  7. A friend or close acquaintance; term of endearment.
  8. A Chuck Taylor All-Stars shoe.
  9. On rhythm guitar or mandolin etc., the muting of a chord by lifting the fretting fingers immediately after strumming, producing a percussive effect.
  10. A chicken, a hen.
  11. Abbreviation of woodchuck.
  12. A mechanical device that holds an object firmly in place, for example holding a drill bit in a high-speed rotating drill or grinder.
  13. Food.
  14. A gentle touch or tap.
  15. Money.


  1. To vomit.
  2. To jilt; to dump.
  3. To leave; to depart; to bounce.
  4. On rhythm guitar or mandolin etc.: to mute a chord by lifting the fretting fingers immediately after strumming, producing a percussive effect.
  5. To throw, especially in a careless or inaccurate manner.
  6. To throw; to bowl with an incorrect action.
  7. To place in a chuck, or hold by means of a chuck, as in turning.
  8. To discard, to throw away.
  9. To bore or turn (a hole) in a revolving piece held in a chuck.
  10. To chuckle; to laugh.
  11. To make a clucking sound.
  12. To call, as a hen her chickens.
  13. To touch or tap gently.


  1. The city of Edmonton.
  2. A form of the male given name Charles, of mostly American usage.

chuck frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word chuck occurs in english on average 12.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics chuck can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that chuck can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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