verb \ˈsläg\

: to keep doing something even though it is difficult or boring : to work at something in a steady, determined way

: to walk slowly usually with heavy steps


Full Definition of SLOG

transitive verb
:  to hit hard :  beat
:  to plod (one's way) perseveringly especially against difficulty
intransitive verb
:  to plod heavily :  tramp <slogged through the snow>
:  to work hard and steadily :  plug
slog·ger noun

Examples of SLOG

  1. He slogged away at the paperwork all day.
  2. She slogged through her work.
  3. She slogged her way through her work.
  4. We've been slogging along for hours.
  5. He slogged through the deep snow.
  6. They slogged their way through the snow.

Origin of SLOG

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1824

Rhymes with SLOG



: a long period of hard work or effort

: a long, difficult walk

Full Definition of SLOG

a :  hard persistent work <the endless enervating slog of war — Michael Gorra>
b :  a prolonged arduous task or effort <reform will be a hard political slog — M. S. Forbes>
:  a hard dogged march or journey

Examples of SLOG

  1. It will be a long, hard slog before everything is back to normal.
  2. It was a long slog up the mountain.

First Known Use of SLOG



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