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plod

play
verb \ˈpläd\

Simple Definition of plod

  • : to walk slowly and usually heavily

  • : to progress or develop slowly

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of plod

ploddedplodding

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to work laboriously and monotonously :  drudge

  3. 2 a :  to walk heavily or slowly :  trudge b :  to proceed slowly or tediously <the movie's plot just plods along>

  4. transitive verb
  5. :  to tread slowly or heavily along or over

plod noun
plodder noun
ploddingly play \ˈplä-diŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of plod in a sentence

  1. We plodded through mud that came up past our ankles.

  2. I could hear my roommate plodding up the steps to our apartment.

  3. We plodded our way across the muddy field.

  4. He plodded through his work.

  5. The day was plodding along.



Origin of plod

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1562

Rhymes with plod


PLOD Defined for Kids

plod

play
verb \ˈpläd\

Definition of plod for Students

ploddedplodding

  1. :  to move or travel slowly but steadily

plodder noun




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