chook

[choo k, chook]

noun

Australian. a hen.
Slang. a woman.

interjection

(used as a call for poultry or pigs.)

Nearby words

  1. chongju,
  2. chongqing,
  3. chonju,
  4. choo-choo,
  5. choof off,
  6. chook chaser,
  7. chook raffle,
  8. chookie,
  9. choom,
  10. choon

Also chook·ie [choo k-ee, choo-kee] /ˈtʃʊk i, ˈtʃu ki/.

Origin of chook

1885–90; compare British dialect chuck, chook call to poultry, chuck3, chicken

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British Dictionary definitions for chookie

chook

verb

See jook

noun

Also called: chookie Australian informal a hen or chicken
Australian informal a woman, esp a more mature one

interjection

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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