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Chukchee

[choo k-chee]
noun, plural Chuk·chees, (especially collectively) Chuk·chee.
  1. Chukchi.
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Chukchi

or Chuch·chi, Chuck·chi, Chuk·chee

[choo k-chee]
noun, plural Chuk·chis, (especially collectively) Chuk·chi for 1.
  1. a member of a Paleo-Asiatic people of northeastern Siberia.
  2. 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

Historical Examples

  • Buza exclaimed, pulling the Chukchee, who was half tipsy, by the arm.

    More Tales by Polish Authors

    Various

  • Those cursed Chukchee drink it like fishes, and are wild to get it.

  • We didn't even make a fire, for I am afraid of the Chukchee.

  • "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.


British Dictionary definitions for chukchee

Chukchi

Chukchee

noun
  1. plural -chi, -chis, -chee or -chees a member of a people of the Chukchi Peninsula
  2. the language of this people, related only to some of the smaller aboriginal languages of Siberia
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