Is it even worse that the 4-year-old was made to chug a 40-oz can of Steel Reserve in public?
Those into “robo-tripping” often just chug the medicine without any chaser at all.
Yet throughout it all, the U.S. economy continues to chug along.
Lohse and his beleaguered fellow pledges were, he claims, forced to chug vinegar and to dine on the dreaded “vomlet.”
"That part of it's all right," chug confided to the Weld girl.
I had a feeling that every chug of the motor was carrying him further and further out of my life.
If you had told Chippewa that it was criminally ignoring chug's crying need it would have put you down as mad.
The third went true, striking with a chug and packing the crack.
A chug chug of a starting engine came faintly to his ears, and he felt a swift forward movement of the seat on which he was lying.
For a minute nothing is heard but the chug, chug, chug of the train.
1866, echoic of a working steam engine. As a verb, from 1884. Related: Chugged; chugging. Drinking sense attested by 1940s (chug-a-lug), probably imitative of the sound of swallowing.
To drink very quickly and in volume, as alcohol: chugged six milks at lunch
To move along, esp slowly and laboriously: The USS Saratoga came chugging up the Delaware
[1900+; echoic of an engine, esp a steam engine, operating]
To drink the whole of what is in a glass or bottle without pausing: I tried to chug-a-lug a quart bottle of Schaefer/ He chugged a liter of vodka and dropped dead
[1940s+; echoic of the sound of repeated swallowing; perhaps related to Scots dialect chug, ''a short tug or pull'']