chute-the-chute or chute-the-chutes [shoot-th uh-shoot, shoot-uh-shoot] Word Origin noun
- a ride or coaster, as at an amusement park or carnival, that provides thrills or excitement by moving passengers down steep dips and around sharp curves, especially one having a track that ends in water.Compare .
- a steep or curving slide used for purposes of amusement.
- any ride, motion, or experience that produces a sensation of rapid or curving descent: an emotional chute-the-chute.
Origin of chute-the-chute 1890–95, Americanism; seechute the chute or chute the chutes, shoot the chutes verb (used without object)
- to ride or slide on, or as if on, a chute-the-chute.
Origin of chute the chute An Americanism dating back to 1905–10