or chy·ack

[chahy-uh k]

verb (used with object) Australian.

to jeer at; tease; deride.

Origin of chiack

First recorded in 1870–75; probably alteration of cheek Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for chiack



Australian informal

verb (tr)

to tease or banter


good-humoured banter

Word Origin for chiack

C19: from chi-hike, a shout or greeting
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