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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To swallow the contents of (a container of beer, for example) without pausing.
  • intransitive v. To swallow liquid, such as beer, without pausing.
  • adv. In continuous gulps: drank the beer chugalug.

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  • v. To swallow (a container of beer etc.) without pausing.
  • adv. In continuous gulps

Etymologies

Imitative.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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