Synonyms of chuck in English:


See definition of chuck


1‘he chucked the letter into the bin’


throw, toss, fling, hurl, pitch, cast, lob, launch, flip, catapult, shy, dash, project, propel, send, bowl

let fly with

informal heave, sling, bung, buzz, whang

North American informal peg

Australian informal hoy

NZ informal bish

2‘I kept the personal bits and pieces and chucked the rest’


throw away, discard, throw out, dispose of, get rid of, toss out, dump, bin, scrap, jettison

informal ditch, junk, get shut of

British informal get shot of

North American informal trash


keep, retain, hold on to

3‘I've decided to chuck my job’


give up, leave, resign from, abandon, relinquish

informal quit, pack in, jack in

4‘Mary chucked him for another guy’


leave, throw over, drop, finish with, stop going out with, break off one's relationship with, desert, abandon, leave high and dry

informal dump, ditch, give someone the elbow, walk out on, run out on, leave flat

British informal give someone the push, give someone the big E, bin off

dated jilt

archaic forsake