Meaning of CHUG in English


I. ˈchəg noun

Etymology: imitative

Date: 1866

: a dull explosive sound made by or as if by a laboring engine

II. intransitive verb

( chugged ; chug·ging )

Date: 1848

: to move or go with or as if with chugs

a locomotive chugging along

wearily chug through the routine

• chug·ger noun

III. transitive verb

( chugged ; chug·ging )

Date: 1958

: chugalug

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.