chute the chute

or chute the chutes, shoot the chutes


verb (used without object)

to ride or slide on, or as if on, a chute-the-chute.

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Origin of chute the chute

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10

Words nearby chute the chute

Definition for chute the chute (2 of 2)

chute-the-chute

or chute-the-chutes

[ shoot-thuh-shoot, shoot-uh-shoot ]
/ ˈʃut ðəˌʃut, ˈʃut əˌʃut /

noun

a ride or coaster, as at an amusement park or carnival, that provides thrills or excitement by moving passengers down steep dips and around sharp curves, especially one having a track that ends in water.Compare roller coaster.
a steep or curving slide used for purposes of amusement.
any ride, motion, or experience that produces a sensation of rapid or curving descent: an emotional chute-the-chute.

Origin of chute-the-chute

1890–95, Americanism;see chute1
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