chugalug

verb
chug·a·lug | \ ˈchə-gə-ˌləg \
chugalugged; chugalugging

Definition of chugalug 

: to drink a container of liquid (such as as beer) without pause The bartender put a [glass] of wine on the bar in front of him … . Ahmed 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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