Chunked



[chuhngk] /tʃʌŋk/

noun
1.
a thick mass or lump of anything:
a chunk of bread; a chunk of firewood.
2.
Informal. a thick-set and strong person.
3.
a strong and stoutly built horse or other animal.
4.
a substantial amount of something:
Rent is a real chunk out of my pay.
verb (used with object)
5.
to cut, break, or form into chunks:
Chunk that wedge of cheese and put the pieces on a plate.
6.
to remove a chunk or chunks from (often followed by out):
Storms have chunked out the road.
verb (used without object)
7.
to form, give off, or disintegrate into chunks:
My tires have started to chunk.
[chuhngk] /tʃʌŋk/
verb (used with object), South Midland and Southern U.S.
1.
to toss or throw; chuck:
chunking pebbles at the barn door.
2.
to make or rekindle (a fire) by adding wood, coal, etc., or by stoking (sometimes followed by up).
/tʃʌŋk/
noun
1.
a thick solid piece, as of meat, wood, etc
2.
a considerable amount
n.

“thick block” of something, 1690s, probably a nasalized variant of chuck (n.1) “cut of meat;” meaning “large amount” is 1883, American English.
v.

“to throw,” 1835, American English, from chunk (n.) or by similar mutation from chuck (v.1). Related: Chunked; chunking.

verb

To throw; chuck (1830s+)

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