from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who practises chugging.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun informal, derogatory A charity mugger.


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Blend of charity and mugger first appeared in print in London newspaper Metro's Say What Column in June 2002, as a provocative invention of jounalist Keith Barker-Main.



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  • A canvasser for charitable donations.

    October 12, 2007

  • From "charity mugger." Seen here.

    July 1, 2009

  • Thoughtful article, c_b. And I like the kicker at the end: "Do you have a real-life do-gooding dilemma?"

    July 2, 2009

  • A chugger is a combination of the words "charity" and "mugger". Chuggers are the people who stand on the street in a tabard from a charity and try to get passers-by to donate cash or sign-up for a monthly donation.

    August 19, 2009