Definition of chiack in English:

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chiack

Pronunciation: /ˈtʃʌɪak/

verb

[with object] (usually as noun chiacking) Australian & NZ
Jeer at or tease.
Example sentences
  • I cut off both thoughts and gave the answer I had given my grinning, chiacking, companions.
  • In ABC's Studio 701, Broderick stayed still just long enough for some chiacking and a tune: he spoke to morning presenter Tim Cox.
  • This is a far cry indeed from the Anzac's credo of self-mocking mateship and chiacking comradeship and two-up and beer shouts.

Origin

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

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