chukker

or chuk·kar

[ chuhk-er ]
/ ˈtʃʌk ər /

noun Polo.

one of the periods of play.

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Origin of chukker

1895–1900; <Hindi chakkar<Sanskrit cakrawheel
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Example sentences 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