Chug-a-lugged

chug-a-lug

[chuhg-uh-luhg] Slang.
verb (used with object), chug-a-lugged, chug-a-lugging.
1.
to swallow (a container of beverage) without interruption.
verb (used without object), chug-a-lugged, chug-a-lugging.
2.
to swallow a beverage without interruption.
adverb
3.
by swallowing or gulping without interruption: drinking their soft drinks chug-a-lug.
Also, chugalug.


Origin:
1955–60, Americanism; imitative rhyming compound

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