follow Dictionary.com

What does Boxing Day have to do with boxing?

chukker

[chuhk-er] /ˈtʃʌk ər/
noun, Polo.
1.
one of the periods of play.
Also, chukkar.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; < Hindi chakkar < Sanskrit cakra wheel
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for chukker

chukka

/ˈtʃʌkə/
noun
1.
(polo) a period of continuous play, generally lasting 71/2 minutes
Word Origin
C20: from Hindi cakkar, from Sanskrit cakra wheel, circle
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for chukker
n.

also chucker, "period in a polo game," 1898, from Hindi chakkar, from Sanskrit cakra "circle, wheel" (see chakra).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Slang definitions & phrases for chukker

chukker

noun

A division of a sports contest; canto, stanza

[Sports; fr a division of a polo game, fr Hindi cakkar, ''circular running course'']


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for chukker

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for chukker

20
21
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for chukker