chyack

[chahy-uh k]
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verb (used with object) Australian.


chiack

or chy·ack

[chahy-uh k]

verb (used with object) Australian.

to jeer at; tease; deride.

Origin of chiack

First recorded in 1870–75; probably alteration of cheek
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British Dictionary definitions for chyack

chyack

verb

a variant spelling of chiack

chiack

chyack

Australian informal

verb (tr)

to tease or banter

noun

good-humoured banter

Word Origin for chiack

C19: from chi-hike, a shout or greeting
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