chug-a-lug

or chug·a·lug

[ chuhg-uh-luhg ]
/ ˈtʃʌg əˌlʌg /
Slang.

verb (used with object), chug-a-lugged, chug-a-lug·ging.

to swallow (a container of beverage) without interruption.

verb (used without object), chug-a-lugged, chug-a-lug·ging.

to swallow a beverage without interruption.

adverb

by swallowing or gulping without interruption: drinking their soft drinks chug-a-lug.

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Origin of chug-a-lug

An Americanism dating back to 1955–60; imitative rhyming compound

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