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Chur vs Chug - What's the difference?

chur | chug |

As an interjection chur

is a Strong voicing of thanks, approval or agreement. Also used as a parting salutation.

As an adjective chur

is a singular emotive response to a pleasing situation or event.

As a proper noun Chur

is a town in Switzerland, the capital of Graub√ľnden canton.

As a noun chug is

a dull, fairly quick explosive or percussive sound, as if made by a labouring engine.

As a verb chug is

to make dull explosive sounds.

chur

English

Interjection

(en interjection)
  • (New Zealand) A Strong voicing of thanks, approval or agreement. Also used as a parting salutation.
  • Adjective

  • (New Zealand) A singular emotive response to a pleasing situation or event.
  • Synonyms

    * cheers * awesome

    References

    * New Zealand English ----

    chug

    English

    Etymology 1

    Onomatopoeia

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A dull, fairly quick explosive or percussive sound, as if made by a labouring engine.
  • A large gulp of drink.
  • He drank his beer in three chugs .
  • A homemade Cuban boat, built to carry emigrants to the USA, and often abandoned upon arrival.
  • Verb

  • To make dull explosive sounds.
  • To move or travel whilst making such sounds.
  • We were chugging along a back road when the engine cut out.
  • (slang) to drink a large amount (especially of beer) in a single action; to chugalug.
  • I can't believe he chugged three beers.
    Synonyms
    * (drink) See also

    Etymology 2

    blend of chihuahua and pug

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A dog; a cross between a pug and a chihuahua.
  • Etymology 3

    blend of charity and mug

    Verb

  • (transitive, UK slang, derogatory) To solicit charitable donations on the street, particularly in a persistent manner.
  • I got chugged in the town centre today.

    Etymology 4

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (pejorative, racial slur) A person of Native American descent.
  • English onomatopoeias