chugging chugging  /ˈtʃə ɡɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the dull explosive noise made by an engine
  2. (v) make a dull, explosive sound

Usage(s):

  1. He is wearing a T shirt with Sesame Street characters, except Bert is chugging a 40-oz.
  2. The formula is unchanged from Peyroux's previous albums: a few chugging, countrified originals, a French caf song and the rest standards and contemporary folk-rock.

News

  1. Mississippi State sweeps Virginia 6-5

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Wes Rea waited for the ball to get to first base with Derek Fisher chugging down the line. When it did, and in just enough time to get Fisher out by a step, his gutsy fall prediction had come true. "Book your rooms," he'd tweeted then, telling Bulldogs fans their season would end at the College World Series. And it will.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  2. Saratoga County officials continue effort to hire Animal Shelter supervisor

    BALLSTON SPA — The search for a Saratoga County Animal Shelter supervisor is still chugging along, and county officials say they hope to introduce a new candidate to the full board of supervisors in July.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Community News

  3. Mississippi St sweeps Virginia 6-5

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Wes Rea waited for the ball to get to first base with Derek Fisher chugging down the line.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "So while some in this country might believe that our economy is chugging along quite well .......... there seems to be an increasing gap between the average citizen and those at the top of our economic ladder," said Sen. Robert Menendez, DN.J....
    on Feb 14, 2007 By: Robert Menendez Source: BusinessWeek

  2. "We have to keep chugging," linebacker Bart Scott said. "We still have a lot to play for. By no means do we shut it down here."
    on Dec 18, 2006 By: Bart Scott Source: USA Today

  3. "We just played together as a team," said Robinson. "Like a train going downhill we just kept chugging away."
    on Feb 20, 2009 By: Nate Robinson Source: Sports Network

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