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[chuhk-er] /ˈtʃʌk ər/
noun, Baseball.
a pitcher.
Origin of chucker1
1750-60, for literal sense; chuck1 + -er1


[chuhk-er] /ˈtʃʌk ər/
noun, Informal.
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • At about eleven o'clock a "chucker out" would go down and clear out all the gentlemen who had not paid in advance for the night.

    A Labrador Doctor Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
  • The tall man had just arrived and was talking to a wisp of a creature facetiously known in the office as “the chucker out.”

    Where the Path Breaks Charles de Crspigny
  • My eyes had not deceived me, for there was the protg behind the counter in his new capacity of barman and ‘chucker out.’

    Tales of Northumbria Howard Pease
  • He wants to be an ecclesiastical “chucker out,” and cope with Mr. Kensitt and Co.

    The Disentanglers Andrew Lang
  • So they chatted along quite friendly and chucker like till they came to a cross road, and Nick wished the exciseman good bye.

British Dictionary definitions for chucker


a person who throws something
(cricket, informal) a bowler whose arm action is illegal
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