[choo k, chook]
- Australian. a hen.
- Slang. a woman.
- (used as a call for poultry or pigs.)
Also chook·ie [choo k-ee, choo-kee] /ˈtʃʊk i, ˈtʃu ki/.
Origin of chook
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Examples from the Web for chook
Achun well knows all this, and he has determined to have Chook Aloong displaced.The Truth about Opium
William H. Brereton
A softer, more musical rendition is given when the birds are well bunched and feeding, which came to my ear as "chook."Life Histories of North American Shore Birds, Part 1 (of 2)
Arthur Cleveland Bent
A great blackbird flew out with a loud “chook, chook,” and the red of the haw on his yellow bill.
A great blackbird flew out with a loud "chook, chook," and the red of the haw on his yellow bill.
- See jook
- Also called: chookie Australian informal a hen or chicken
- Australian informal a woman, esp a more mature one
- Australian a exclamation used to attract chickens
- he couldn't raffle a chook in a pub he is incapable of carrying out even the simplest of tasks
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