noun[mass noun] British informal
The action or practice of approaching passers-by in the street to ask for subscriptions or donations to a particular charity: the committee called on charities to publish their spend on campaigning and for tighter rules on chugging
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- He also said it was time to re-assess the public's experience of 'chugging'.
- So-called "chugging" by on-street fundraisers has been restricted by some councils amid complaints by some members of the public that they can be aggressive and disruptive.
- Britain's biggest charities are to hold crisis talks over the future of 'chugging'—and whether it should be scrapped altogether.
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