Definition of chiack in English:



[with object]usually as noun chiacking
NZ, Australian
  • Jeer at or tease.

    • ‘I cut off both thoughts and gave the answer I had given my grinning, chiacking, companions.’
    • ‘He's going to make me spend a day out on Murderer's Camp and then chiack me about it’
    • ‘This is a far cry indeed from the Anzac's credo of self-mocking mateship and chiacking comradeship and two-up and beer shouts.’
    • ‘In ABC's Studio 701, Broderick stayed still just long enough for some chiacking and a tune: he spoke to morning presenter Tim Cox.’
    • ‘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.’
    make fun of, poke fun at, chaff, make jokes about, rag, mock, laugh at, guy, satirize, be sarcastic about
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Mid 19th century: from British slang chihike, originally a costermonger's cry.