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chiack

Line breaks: chi¦ack
Pronunciation: /ˈtʃʌɪak
 
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Definition of chiack in English:

verb

[with object] (usually as noun chiacking) Australian & NZ
Jeer at or tease.
Example sentences
  • He's going to make me spend a day out on Murderer's Camp and then chiack me about it
  • Whenever he came to the town on the mail truck from Billabalong, they'd hang around him while he joked and chiacked, breaking into laughter at it all.
  • I cut off both thoughts and gave the answer I had given my grinning, chiacking, companions.

Origin

mid 19th century: from British slang chihike, originally a costermonger's cry.

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