from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Hard hitting with the fists, in fighting.

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

  • verb Present participle of slug.
  • noun US hitting a ball hard; slogging


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  • "The CCP has been going on for a long time out here, and I am told there are similar opportunities for informal ridesharing in certain parts of the Washington DC area (where the practice is known as slugging) and taxi pooling from upper Manhattan down to Wall Street. Such transit arrangements work because for a small investment and risk, everyone gets something tangible and positive. In our CCP, the driver gets to go through the carpool lane onto the Bay Bridge (not only a much shorter time waiting in line but also free bridge toll) and the riders get a quick and free(!) ride to a central destination."

    - Vijay,

    See also casual carpool.

    June 11, 2008

  • KunstlerCast

    Slugging and Couch Surfing in the USA

    Released: Feb. 17, 2011

    JHK discusses slugging and couch surfing and other casual self-organizing transportation and lodging systems that are emerging under new terms of existence in a less affluent USA.

    February 24, 2011

  • from twitter

    "Sometimes slugging is a little terrifying, especially when your driver is a huge mess and missing a mirror...."

    February 24, 2011