chugged

chug

1 [chuhg]
noun
1.
a short, dull, explosive sound: the steady chug of an engine.
verb (used without object), chugged, chugging.
2.
to make this sound: The motor chugged.
3.
to move while making this sound: The train chugged along.

Origin:
1865–70, Americanism; imitative

chugger, noun
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chug

2 [chuhg] Slang.
verb (used with object), chugged, chugging.
verb (used without object), chugged, chugging.
2.
to drink something in large gulps: to chug on a bottle of beer.
noun
3.
a large gulp or swallow: He finished his beer in two chugs.

Origin:
imitative

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chug (tʃʌɡ)
 
n
1.  a short dull sound, esp one that is rapidly repeated, such as that made by an engine
 
vb , chugs, chugging, chugged
2.  (intr) (of an engine, etc) to operate while making such sounds
 
[C19: of imitative origin]

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chug
1866, echoic of a steam engine.
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chug definition


  1. in. & tv.
    [for one person] to drink something, usually beer, quickly and in large volumes. : He chugged three in a row, and they came right back up again.
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chug
chug-a-lug
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