Chugging vs Hugging - What's the difference?

chugging | hugging |


As verbs the difference between chugging and hugging

is that chugging is while hugging is .

As nouns the difference between chugging and hugging

is that chugging is the sound of something that chugs while hugging is the act of giving a hug.

chugging

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The sound of something that chugs.
  • * 1997 , Helen Papanikolas, A Greek Odyssey in the American West (page 5)
  • From the nearby rail yards came clangings, groanings, chuggings .

    hugging

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of giving a hug.
  • * 1844 , Catharine Maria Sedgwick, Tales and Sketches
  • There began to be some movement preparatory to the resumption of our journey, and, after many huggings and kissings, the family parted, and the wagon drove off