Definition of Cheechakos

1. Noun. (plural of cheechako) ¹



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Definition of Cheechakos

1. cheechako [n] - See also: cheechako

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cheechakos

cheddites
cheder
chederim
cheders
chedi
chedis
chedite
chedites
chee-chee
chee-chees
chee chee
chee chees
cheeba
cheechako
cheechakoes
cheechakos (current term)
cheek
cheek-pouch
cheek bone
cheek by jowl
cheek muscle
cheek pouch
cheek pouches
cheek retractor
cheek retractors
cheek tooth
cheekbone
cheekboned
cheekbones
cheeke

Literary usage of Cheechakos

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1. The Conquest of Mount McKinley: The Story of Three Expeditions Through the by Belmore BROWNE (1913)
"Furthermore, in all the wilderness exploration, the handling of boats, rafts, horses, dogs, and securing meat, they would have been "cheechakos," and an ..."

2. Through the Yukon and Alaska by Thomas Arthur Rickard (1909)
"... of 1898 were ' mushers,' not mountaineers: they were gold-hunters from the cities, not prospectors; they were 'cheechakos* of the greenest kind. ..."

3. ...The American Boys' Handybook of Camp-lore and Woodcraft by Daniel Carter Beard (1920)
"All my readers must remember that BY THEIR CAMP-FIBE THEY WILL BE KNOWN and "sized up" as the real thing or as chumps, duffers, tenderfeet and cheechakos, ..."

4. The Trail of '98: A Northland Romance by Robert William Service (1910)
"What of the eager army, the host of the cheechakos? For hundreds of miles were lake and river white with their grotesque boats. ..."

5. The Klondike Clan: A Tale of the Great Stampede by Samuel Hall Young (1916)
"This crowd of cheechakos will be crazy to find some place to leave their goods while they go wild- catting over the country staking worthless creeks. ..."

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