chute the chute

chute the chute

verb (used without object)
to ride or slide on, or as if on, a chute-the-chute.
Also, chute the chutes, shoot the chutes.


Origin:
1905–10, Americanism

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chute-the-chute

[shoot-thuh-shoot, shoot-uh-shoot]
noun
1.
a ride or coaster, as at an amusement park or carnival, that provides thrills or excitement by moving passengers down steep dips and around sharp curves, especially one having a track that ends in water. Compare roller coaster.
2.
a steep or curving slide used for purposes of amusement.
3.
any ride, motion, or experience that produces a sensation of rapid or curving descent: an emotional chute-the-chute.
Also, chute-the-chutes.


Origin:
1890–95, Americanism; see chute1

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