One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person employed to expel troublemakers from a place of entertainment.‘the chucker-out came to see what the commotion was’
- ‘He hustled R.V. Smethurst off stage rather like a chucker-out in a pub regretfully ejecting an old and respected customer, and starting paging G.G. Simmons.’
- ‘The Norman-looking stevedore named Steve, was known as ‘head of the house’, and was arbiter of disputes and unpaid chucker-out.’
- ‘His past is quite eclectic: from IT expert at Ericsson Sweden to modeling and acting, from chucker-out in England, to Internet Publisher; most of all, the resourceful Salvatore is an organizer and a marketing man.’
- ‘At this moment, several Communists rushed the Nationalist benches and a free fight began, to be ended a half an hour later by the brutal intervention of a dozen lusty sergeants-at-arms, the Chamber's chuckers-out.’
- ‘‘I met him in the Three Crowns tavern,’ one chronicler reported, ‘occupying more space at the bar than the chucker-out should allow.’
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