Chuck may refer to:



  • Chuck (engineering), part of a machine tool, e.g. lathe chuck or drill chuck, that securely holds a removable part, e.g. a workpiece or tool (drill bit)


  • Charles, a masculine given name
  • Chuck Berry (born 1926), American rock and roll musician
  • Chuck Norris (born 1940), American martial artist, actor and media personality
  • Chuck Woolery (born 1941), American actor, singer and game show host
  • Chuck Liddell (born 1969), American mixed martial artist and former UFC champion
  • Chuck Taylor (salesman) (1901–1969), American basketball player and shoe salesman/evangelist
  • Chuck Mangione (born 1940), American flugelhorn player and composer


Computers and technology

  • ChucK, a programming language for computer music
  • Chuck, a common name for the BSD Daemon

Food and wine

  • Chuck steak, beef steak (not to be confused with Chook which is Australian slang for chicken)
  • Two Buck Chuck, popular nickname for Charles Shaw wine


  • Chuck FM, alternate name for WAVF, Charleston, South Carolina
  • Chuck FM, alternate name for WCHK-FM, Green Bay, Wisconsin

Other uses

  • Chuck Taylor All-Stars, popular canvas shoe produced by Converse Shoes, also referred to as "Chucks"
  • An abbreviation for nunchaku, a kind of martial arts weapon
  • To throw, particularly in relation to Cricket or Basketball

See also

  • Chucky (disambiguation)

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