Verb; similar to yoink
Originating in British schools, this is the acting of taking another's possession without owner's consent; albeit on a smaller scale. For example, you could chore someone's detention slip (usual reply: "Why should I care? You've just chored my ticket to Hell. Thanks."), whilst you couldn't chore something larger, eg. a quarry.
of this possession is almost always accompanied with a loud, high pitched squeal of "CHORED!"
Lawyer: This, you honour, is the knife found at the scene of the crime.
Jury member: *swipes bag* CHORED!!! *runs off*
Judge: Court adjourned on account of ... THAT nob
Colloquial British term for the act of stealing or having stolen an item of interest. The term depicts the action of theft used in informal conversation, typically amongst youths. Originating in Scottish high schools the term has widely become used throughout England and is now recognised in most of the United Kingdom however the word does not appear in the Oxford English Dictionary and would be considered 'slang terminology'.
Example 1. (In description)
The boys had chored enough merchandise from the shop that it was forced to close for the day.
Example 2. (In conversation)
Boy 1: "I've never seen that before, did you chore it?"
Boy 2: "Aye, I chored it from the school".
someone has stolen something from you
someone's chored me jhonny
To steal or rob from somewhere or someone
you chored that from his house didnt you