[ chuhk-er ]

  1. a pitcher.

Origin of chucker

1750–60, for literal sense; chuck1 + -er1

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Other definitions for chucker (2 of 2)

[ chuhk-er ]


Origin of chucker

2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use chucker in a sentence

  • Her intimate friendship with chucker‑out, the huge St. Bernard, lasted for nearly both their lives, alas!

    The Martian | George Du Maurier
  • At about eleven o'clock a "chucker out" would go down and clear out all the gentlemen who had not paid in advance for the night.

    A Labrador Doctor | Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
  • With the seeing eye of the artist, the dummy-chucker looked them over and rejected them.

  • He did not rebel even when ordered to serve sandwiches and liquor to the dummy-chucker.

  • The strongest man might be needed as a "chucker-out" if there was a row.

British Dictionary definitions for chucker


/ (ˈtʃʌkə) /

  1. a person who throws something

  2. cricket informal a bowler whose arm action is illegal

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