or Chuch·chi, Chuck·chi, Chuk·chee
- a member of a Paleo-Asiatic people of northeastern Siberia.
- the Chukotian language of the Chukchi people, noted for having different pronunciations for men and women.
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Examples from the Web for chukchee
Buza exclaimed, pulling the Chukchee, who was half tipsy, by the arm.
We didn't even make a fire, for I am afraid of the Chukchee.
Those cursed Chukchee drink it like fishes, and are wild to get it.
"Your fame will spread among the Chukchee; you will have no peace now," Buza said to Stefan in the hall.
A Chukchee, dressed in fur and with a spear in his hand, lay face downwards across the pathway.
- plural -chi, -chis, -chee or -chees a member of a people of the Chukchi Peninsula
- the language of this people, related only to some of the smaller aboriginal languages of Siberia
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