chug-a-lug


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chug-a-lug

vb (tr)
informal US to consume (a drink) in one gulp
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chug-a-lug

(ˈtʃʌg əˌlʌg)

v. -lugged, -lug•ging, Slang. v.t.
1. to drink (a container of beverage) in one continuous draught.
v.i.
2. to drink a beverage in one continuous draught.
[1955–60, Amer.; imitative]
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