Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceWords & Wordplay · 1 decade ago

Why do they call it "chuck"?

Like, you know how people say "Hey, chuck me that book." or something like that. Why chuck?


no no no, I know what it means. But I want to know where it came from. Who was the first person to use it and why? Like, the etymology of the word.

1 Answer

  • holly
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
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    Chuck means to toss or throw with a quick motion, usually a short distance.

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