chug

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chug 1

 (chŭg)
n.
A dull explosive sound, usually short and repeated, made by or as if by a laboring engine.
intr.v. chugged, chug·ging, chugs
1. To make dull explosive sounds.
2. To move or travel while making dull explosive sounds.

[Imitative.]

chug′ger n.

chug 2

 (chŭg)
v. chugged, chug·ging, chugs Slang
v.tr.
To swallow (a liquid) in one continuous action: chugged beer; chugged a beer; chugged a can of beer.
v.intr.
To swallow liquid, such as beer, without pausing.
n.
A large swig of liquid: a chug of beer.

[From chug(alug).]

chug

(tʃʌɡ)
n
a short dull sound, esp one that is rapidly repeated, such as that made by an engine
vb, chugs, chugging or chugged
1. (intr) (of an engine, etc) to operate while making such sounds
2. (tr) slang to drink (a liquid) quickly or greedily
[C19: of imitative origin]

chug1

(tʃʌg)

n., v. chugged, chug•ging. n.
1. a short, dull, explosive sound: the chug of an engine.
v.i.
2. to make this sound.
3. to move while making this sound.
[1865–70, Amer.; imitative]

chug2

(tʃʌg)

v.t., v.i. chugged, chug•ging,
to chug-a-lug.
[imitative]

chug


Past participle: chugged
Gerund: chugging

Imperative
chug
chug
Present
I chug
you chug
he/she/it chugs
we chug
you chug
they chug
Preterite
I chugged
you chugged
he/she/it chugged
we chugged
you chugged
they chugged
Present Continuous
I am chugging
you are chugging
he/she/it is chugging
we are chugging
you are chugging
they are chugging
Present Perfect
I have chugged
you have chugged
he/she/it has chugged
we have chugged
you have chugged
they have chugged
Past Continuous
I was chugging
you were chugging
he/she/it was chugging
we were chugging
you were chugging
they were chugging
Past Perfect
I had chugged
you had chugged
he/she/it had chugged
we had chugged
you had chugged
they had chugged
Future
I will chug
you will chug
he/she/it will chug
we will chug
you will chug
they will chug
Future Perfect
I will have chugged
you will have chugged
he/she/it will have chugged
we will have chugged
you will have chugged
they will have chugged
Future Continuous
I will be chugging
you will be chugging
he/she/it will be chugging
we will be chugging
you will be chugging
they will be chugging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been chugging
you have been chugging
he/she/it has been chugging
we have been chugging
you have been chugging
they have been chugging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been chugging
you will have been chugging
he/she/it will have been chugging
we will have been chugging
you will have been chugging
they will have been chugging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been chugging
you had been chugging
he/she/it had been chugging
we had been chugging
you had been chugging
they had been chugging
Conditional
I would chug
you would chug
he/she/it would chug
we would chug
you would chug
they would chug
Past Conditional
I would have chugged
you would have chugged
he/she/it would have chugged
we would have chugged
you would have chugged
they would have chugged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chug - the dull explosive noise made by an engine
noise - sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"
Verb1.chug - make a dull, explosive sound; "the engine chugged down the street"
sound, go - make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"
Translations

chug

[tʃʌg] VI [steam engine] → resoplar; [motor] → traquetear
the train chugged pastpasó el tren resoplando
chug along VI + ADV [car, train] → ir despacio resoplando (fig) → ir tirando

chug

[ˈtʃʌg] vi [train] → haleter; [engine] → ronronner

chug

nTuckern nt
vituckern

chug

[tʃʌg] vi
a. (boat) → sbuffare; (motor) → scoppiettare
b. (also chug along) (boat) → muoversi sbuffando
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