chukka boot

[chuhk-uh]

Origin of chukka boot

1945–50; so called from its resemblance to a polo boot. See chukker
Also called chuk·ka.
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British Dictionary definitions for chukka

chukka

US chukker

noun
  1. polo a period of continuous play, generally lasting 7 1/2 minutes

Word Origin for chukka

C20: from Hindi cakkar, from Sanskrit cakra wheel, circle

chukka boot

chukka

noun
  1. an ankle-high boot made of suede or rubber and worn for playing polo

Word Origin for chukka boot

C19 chukka
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