chugger

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Blend of charity +‎ mugger.[1]

Noun[edit]

chugger (plural chuggers)

  1. (informal, derogatory) A street fundraiser, especially a private contractor, working on behalf of a charity, who is aggressive or invasive.
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

chug +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

chugger (plural chuggers)

  1. One who chugs a drink, especially an alcoholic drink.
  2. (fishing) A type of fish lure or fly that makes a popping or chugging sound when twitched.
  3. A vehicle or boat with an engine that makes a chugging noise when running.

References[edit]

  • chugger at OneLook Dictionary Search
  1. ^ Olga Kornienko, Grinin L, Ilyin I, Herrmann P, Korotayev A (2016), “Social and Economic Background of Blending”, in Globalistics and Globalization Studies: Global Transformations and Global Future[1], Uchitel Publishing House, →ISBN, pages 220–225