cheechako

English

/tʃiˈtʃɑ.koʊ/

noun
Definitions
  • Someone new to Alaska or the Yukon; originally, a gold rush newcomer.

Etymology

Borrowed from Chinook Jargon cheechako.

Origin

Chinook Jargon

cheechako

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