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
compare British dialect chuck, chook
call to poultry, chuck3
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Examples from the Web for chook
Historical Examples of chook
Achun well knows all this, and he has determined to have Chook Aloong displaced.
A softer, more musical rendition is given when the birds are well bunched and feeding, which came to my ear as "chook."
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.
British Dictionary definitions for chook
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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