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1chug

noun \ˈchəg\

Definition of CHUG

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

Origin of CHUG

imitative
First Known Use: 1866

Rhymes with CHUG

2chug

verb
chuggedchug·ging

Definition of CHUG

intransitive verb
:  to move or go with or as if with chugs <a locomotive chugging along> <wearily chug through the routine>
chug·ger noun

First Known Use of CHUG

1848

3chug

verb
chuggedchug·ging

Definition of CHUG

transitive verb
:  chugalug

First Known Use of CHUG

1958
CHUGGING Defined for Kids

chug

verb \ˈchəg\
chuggedchug·ging

Definition of CHUG for Kids

:  to move with repeated low sounds like that of a steam engine <The old car chugged along.>

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