[ chuhk-er ]
/ ˈtʃʌk ər /
one of the periods of play.
- chukchi peninsula,
- chukchi sea,
- chukka boot,
- chula vista,
Origin of chukker
1895–1900; < Hindi chakkar < Sanskrit cakra wheel
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Examples from the Web for chukker
He knew from many a chukker of polo that it meant that he was strung to the breaking point, ready to explode into action.The Syndic|C.M. Kornbluth
also chucker, "period in a polo game," 1898, from Hindi chakkar, from Sanskrit cakra "circle, wheel" (see chakra).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper