Pronunciation: (chungk),[key] —n. 1. a thick mass or lump of anything: a chunk of bread; a chunk of firewood. 2. Informal.a thick-set and strong person.
3. a strong and stoutly built horse or other animal.
4. a substantial amount of something: Rent is a real chunk out of my pay.
—v.t. 1. to cut, break, or form into chunks: Chunk that wedge of cheese and put the pieces on a plate. 2. to remove a chunk or chunks from (often fol. by out): Storms have chunked out the road.
—v.i. to form, give off, or disintegrate into chunks: My tires have started to chunk.
Pronunciation: (chungk),[key] —v.t.South Midland and Southern U.S. 1. to toss or throw; chuck: chunking pebbles at the barn door. 2. to make or rekindle (a fire) by adding wood, coal, etc., or by stoking (sometimes followed by up).