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.
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.
- 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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