(cricket) bowler who throws the ball instead of bowling it, or (technically) who bends the arm during bowling

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • Chucker — The term chucker can have several different meanings. Chucker, in cricket is a derisive slang term for a bowler who is believed to throw, rather than bowl, the ball. A Chukka is a 7 minute period of play in Polo. Chukar Partridges This… …   Wikipedia

  • chucker — Ⅰ. chuck [1] ► VERB informal 1) throw (something) carelessly or casually. 2) give up. 3) (chuck up) vomit. ● chuck it down Cf. ↑chuck it down …   English terms dictionary

  • chucker — /ˈtʃʌkə/ (say chukuh) noun 1. someone or something that chucks. 2. Cricket a bowler who throws rather than bowls the ball. See throw (def. 25). 3. Also, chucker upper. Colloquial a person who is inclined to vomiting attacks …   Australian English dictionary

  • chucker — chucker1 /chuk euhr/, n. Baseball. a pitcher. [1750 60, for literal sense; CHUCK1 + ER1] chucker2 /chuk euhr/, n. Informal. woodchuck. [(WOOD)CHUCK + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • chucker — noun a) One who chucks; a thrower. b) A bowler who throws or chucks the ball rather than bowls it …   Wiktionary

  • chucker — Australian Slang (cricket) bowler who throws the ball instead of bowling it, or (technically) who bends the arm during bowling …   English dialects glossary

  • chucker — chuck·er …   English syllables

  • chucker — I. ˈchəkə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: chuck (III) (throw) + er : one that chucks: as a …   Useful english dictionary

  • chucker-out — n. a person whose duty is to throw troublemakers out of a bar or public meeting; a bouncer[5]. Syn: bouncer. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chucker out — ˌchucker ˈout 7 [chucker out] noun (BrE, informal) a person employed to make people leave a social event if they have not been invited or if they cause trouble …   Useful english dictionary

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