: to work laboriously and monotonously : drudge
a : to walk heavily or slowly : trudge
b : to proceed slowly or tediously <the movie's plot just plods along>
: to tread slowly or heavily along or over
— plod noun
— plod·der noun
— plod·ding·ly \ˈplä-diŋ-lē\ adverb
Examples of PLOD
- We plodded through mud that came up past our ankles.
- I could hear my roommate plodding up the steps to our apartment.
- We plodded our way across the muddy field.
- He plodded through his work.
- The day was plodding along.
Origin of PLOD
First Known Use: 1562
Related to PLOD
- bang away, beaver (away), dig (away), drudge, endeavor, fag, grub, hump, hustle, moil, peg (away), labor, plow, plug, slave, slog, strain, strive, struggle, sweat, toil, travail, tug, work
- fly, race, speed, whiz (or whizz), zip
Rhymes with PLOD
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