- (obsolete) To champ; to bite.
- 1611, Anthony Stafford, Staffords Niobe:
- the horse chuds his bit ſo chearfully
From the science fiction horror movie C.H.U.D. (1984). The abbreviation in the title of aforementioned film stands for "Cannibalistic Humanoid Underground Dwellers."
For Sense 2, apparently coined by famous podcast Chapo Trap House, partly for need of an insult unrelated to any known slur (in American cultural context). Reversed positive sense seems to hearken lexical similarity to other internet slang Chad (“alpha male”).
chud (plural chuds)
- (US, slang) A gross, physically unappealing person.
- 2001 July 15, Chive Mynde, “Rhyanon, Rhyanon, where are you my love?”, in alt.religion.wicca (Usenet):
- But, Rhyanon, all I want to do, is to build a rapport,
And that's when you call me, a fat smurf whore.
"Useless fuckwipe, a pudley, a chud and a sackashit,
Green card cunt, snarling wolverine bitch," you throw a fit.
- 2014 July 28, Jeremy Azevedo, “Actually, Comic-Con Is Fucking Awesome”, in Vice:
- SDCC is crowded enough without a few hundred more chuds in rascal scooters cutting in line and taking up space on the public walkways because they heard the cast of The Big Bang Theory was going to be here or something.
- (chiefly US, Internet slang, sometimes derogatory) A person on the political right, and/or who holds socio-political views seen as regressive or bigoted.
- Some chud on Twitter said The Wall Street Journal was liberal propaganda. (pejorative)
- Unlike all those cuckservatives in Congress, this guy's a true chud. (positive)
- (person on political right): Originally a pejorative, but now sometimes used positively, especially in memes.
- (West Country, obsolete) I could
- c. 1603–1606, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of King Lear”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies […] (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, →OCLC, [Act IV, scene vi], page 304, column 2:
- Good Gentleman goe your gate, and let poore / volke paſſe: an ’chud ha’ bin zwaggered out of my life, / ’twould not ha’ bin zo long as ’tis by a vortnight.