or cha·buk

[ chah-book ]

  1. (in Asia, especially the East) a horsewhip, formerly often used for inflicting corporal punishment.

Origin of chabouk

1805–15; <Urdu chābuk<Persian

Words Nearby chabouk Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use chabouk in a sentence

  • Of a sudden we were hailed several times from a large ship close at hand, with the words chabouk!