chechako

[ chee-chah-koh ]
/ tʃiˈtʃɑ koʊ /

noun, plural che·cha·kos.

(in the Pacific Northwest) cheechako.
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Example sentences from the Web for chechako

  • No one had bet on Smoke, who, despite his several known exploits, was still accounted a chechako with much to learn.

    Smoke Bellew|Jack London
  • "Chechako," muttered the Indian, and passed around to the door.

    The Promise|James B. Hendryx
  • Without doubt he was, in the old phrasing of the North, a chechako.

    The Yukon Trail|William MacLeod Raine
  • The Indian regarded the sack of flour: "You chechako," he announced.

    Snowdrift|James B. Hendryx