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chucker-out (plural chucker-outs)

  1. (Britain, informal) Synonym of bouncer.
    • 1913, D. H. Lawrence, “Baxter Dawes”, in Sons and Lovers, page 345:
      Then Dawes made a remark which caused Paul to throw half a glass of beer in his face. “Oh, Mr. Morel!” cried the barmaid, and she rang the bell for the “chucker-out.”
    • 2000, Joseph O'Neill, M. Kelly Lynch, The Black Shore, Bucknell University Press (→ISBN), page 195
      [] a shining angel, but — pitch! — ah now, Mrs. Philip Ederney! There's no denying that the dad's soul mayn't be as white as it would be if he hadn't spent ten years as a chucker-out in a speak-easy in Chicago. Souls get a bit blind and tough in that sort of job and, sure enough, []
    • 2009, Andrew Martin, The Necropolis Railway: A Historical Novel, Faber & Faber (→ISBN)
      Then came the end of the turn, when the dummy asked us all to 'kindly rise and give a toast to his Majesty the King', at which Mack didn't stand but shouted, 'Kindly leave off, will you?' I moved along the row of seats towards him. By the time I got to him they were changing the scenery on the stage, and he was having a fight with the chucker-out.
    • 2015, Robin Hyde, Passport to Hell, Auckland University Press (→ISBN), page 97
      But the feature of the place was really Abdul, the chucker-out. Abdul was a huge fellow, reputed to be an eunuch, coal-black, shiny, and with biceps that would have made Jack Dempsey cry.