A person who approaches passers-by in the street asking for subscriptions or donations to a particular charity: when you have chuggers outside your shop, people just cross the road
More example sentences
- The Kensington High Street rag reckons chuggers—paid workers who stop you in the street and persuade you to give over your bank details for charity—are well on their way out.
- It's the televisual equivalent of the chuggers who hang round Liverpool Street station - it makes me walk to the other side of the road to avoid them.
- I pass four Shelter chuggers, my do-not-approach aura clearly on the fritz as two of them tried their circus-style freakshow beckoning tactics on me.
Definition of chugger in:
- The US English dictionary