chugalug

verb
chug·​a·​lug | \ ˈchə-gə-ˌləg How to pronounce chugalug (audio) \
chugalugged; chugalugging

Definition of chugalug

transitive + intransitive

informal : to drink a container of liquid (such as beer) without pause The bartender put a [glass] of wine on the bar in front of him … . [He] chugalugged it and put the glass down on the bar.— Robert B. Parker also : to drink greedily : guzzle

First Known Use of chugalug

1945, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chugalug

imitative

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“Chugalug.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chugalug. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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