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
More example sentences
- Experiential charity marketing: so much more than chugging!
- On Thursday MPs warned charities that use face-to-face street fundraising – sometimes known as 'chugging' – face a regulatory crackdown if they cannot restore public confidence in the practice.
- Charities that resort to chugging are just plain lazy.
Definition of chugging in:
- The US English dictionary