Entry from British & World English dictionary
verb[with object] (usually as noun chiacking) Australian & NZ
Jeer at or tease.
- 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.
Mid 19th century: from British slang chihike, originally a costermonger's cry.
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