What is with this "chook" you speak of?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by WA23, Dec 10, 2008.

  1. WA23

    WA23 Songster

    Aug 17, 2008
    Northwest WA State
    What is this word (obviously means chicken of some kind)? Where did it come from? How do you pronouce it? Ch as in church or ch as a "k"? When/why is it used?
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

    chook - like cook with a ch. Means female chicken.... That one took me forever to get....
  3. eggzettera

    eggzettera Songster

    Rhymes with book - Australian Slang
  4. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

    Jun 11, 2007
    Yes, it's Australian slang for chicken. Applies to roosters too, if my guess is correct.
  5. eggzettera

    eggzettera Songster

    From Urban Dictionary:

    1. chook
    Aussie slang for "chicken." Also, "chookie."

    2. chook
    One who has the characteristics of both a Chode and a Mook. These people are often called "Tools" but such a title is hardly harsh enough to describe the caliber of person you are often dealing with. An especially Lame, or undesirable person who is so self-centered and arrogant, they can't seem to tell their A** Hole from the Grand Canyon.

    That guy is such a Tool he's surpassed all others. He's officially become a chook.

    3. chook
    An Aussie slang word for chicken that's commonly used as a 'nice insult,' especially when somebody has done or said something really obviously retarded that's only worth laughing about. Similar to that of a 'dag.'

    Morgan: I got hit by a bus yesterday
    Ted: oh yeah, what happened?
    Morgan: I was standing in the middle of a road
    Ted: ha, ya bloody chook

    So I think Buff is correct (had to happen sooner or later) doesn't necessarily mean female....sorry yappy (not)
  6. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

  7. satay

    satay oz-e-chick

    Sep 2, 2008
    Esk Qld Australia
    A cooked chicken can also be called a hot chook from a takeaway store.
  8. smom1976

    smom1976 too many projects too little time!

    May 2, 2008
    Pensacola, FL
    often called a "tool" thats funny..

    My DH can be a tool..

    ETA: He can also be the best husband in the world too.. some days are better than others.
    Last edited: Dec 10, 2008
  9. satay

    satay oz-e-chick

    Sep 2, 2008
    Esk Qld Australia
    I have never heard chook used as in a tool.(silly,idiot dag etc) Thats "you turkey" normally. Chooks as in your chickens in the backyard are usually girls. Roosters are still roosters. Slang can vary from the different states here too.
  10. eggzettera

    eggzettera Songster

    [​IMG] to the Aussie [​IMG] we will let you [​IMG] be the voice of experience here...like I said/typed got it from urbandictionary.com

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