tchick

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Imitative.

Noun[edit]

tchick (plural tchicks)

  1. The unilateral palatal click used to urge on a horse or express disapproval.

Interjection[edit]

tchick

  1. (Representing this sound.)
    "Tchick, tchick, tchick, Poiret," the painter urged him on. "Go on, gee-hup, gee-hup!" - Honore de Balzac Old Goriot

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

tchick (third-person singular simple present tchicks, present participle tchicking, simple past and past participle tchicked)

  1. (intransitive) to make this sound
    • 1935, Ursula Wyllie Roberts, Blind Men Crossing a Bridge, page 307:
      But Aunt Janey was tchicking rebukefully, with her hand out. "Nay, for shame," she said.