Chuck Chuck (ch[u^]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Chucked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Chucking}.] [Imitative of the sound.] 1. To make a noise resembling that of a hen when she calls her chickens; to cluck. [1913 Webster]

2. To chuckle; to laugh. [R.] --Marston. [1913 Webster]

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