chug (CHUG)
chug (CHOOG)


  • n. Elective class, group activity.

  • n. Group, circle (of people).

Example Sentences

  • Campers can choose from a number of chuggim according to their interests, including soccer, poetry, Israeli dance, and drama.

    The music chug gives campers the opportunity to learn new Jewish and Israeli songs, a selection of which will be performed at the end of camp talent show.

Languages of Origin

  • Modern Hebrew


  • חוג chug, plural חוגים chugim

    • Who Uses This

      • Camp: Jews who attend or work at a Jewish overnight summer camp


      • North America


      • Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
      • Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).

      Alternative Spellings


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