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chyack

[chahy-uh k]
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verb (used with object) Australian.
  1. chiack.
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chiack

or chy·ack

[chahy-uh k]
verb (used with object) Australian.
  1. to jeer at; tease; deride.
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Origin of chiack

First recorded in 1870–75; probably alteration of cheek
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Examples from the Web for chyack

Historical Examples

  • Romany was a quiet chap after all, and the chaps had no right to chyack him.

    Joe Wilson and His Mates

    Henry Lawson


British Dictionary definitions for chyack

chyack

verb
  1. a variant spelling of chiack
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chiack

chyack

Australian informal
verb (tr)
  1. to tease or banter
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noun
  1. good-humoured banter
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Word Origin

C19: from chi-hike, a shout or greeting
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