Chacks vs Chanks - What's the difference?

chacks | chanks |

As a verb chacks

is (chack).

As a noun chanks is





  • (chack)

  • chack


    Etymology 1


    (en verb)
  • To toss up the head frequently, as a horse to avoid the restraint of the bridle.
  • Etymology 2

    From , an American figure skater whose bronze medal winning performance at the 1993 US National Championships was not broadcast on televsion because the producers did not think he would win a medal.


    (en verb)
  • (ice-skating) To not broadcast a medal-winning or otherwise memorable or crucial figure skating performance. This only occurs in a live broadcast because the network has to decide which programs to show and which to cut in the interest of time. If a skater is low in the rankings and several big names are set to skate later, that performance may be cut.
  • *1998: Louis Epstein, US National Men's Final RESULTS in []
  • *:Michael Chack pulled WAY up in the standings in his long [skate event]...but was chacked while we saw five guys skate worse!!
  • *2002: Jonas, International Skating Union Discussion Boards: Figure Skating: Yukari Nakano, the reigning world jr silver medalist, landed a triple axel []
  • *:I'm hoping ABC doesn't chack her could they??
  • *2004: Rex, The Rest of Skate Canada: Phaneuf Rocks! The First Time I saw the Two Canadian Pairs Skate! in []
  • *:Did they chack Kostner's skate because of the fluff piece on the Russian pairs or not? I kind of like her and wanted to see her.
  • References
    *(Michael Chack) * Origins of the term 'Chack' * FAQ * Background information on Michael Chack * Michael Chack on FSM English eponyms