Definition of plod
ploddinglyplay \ˈplä-diŋ-lē\ adverb
Examples of plod in a Sentence
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.
Recent Examples of plod from the Web
The unsubtle screenplay from Paul A. Birkett and director Jason Bourque both plods and struggles to fill a mere 91 minutes, with the only drama arising in the film’s final moments.
Thirteen of the behemoths plodded along together, perhaps moving towards one of the wide, slow rivers which nourished stands of trees in the otherwise the arid region.
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Origin and Etymology of plod
First Known Use: 1562See Words from the same year
PLOD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of plod for English Language Learners
: to walk slowly and usually heavily
: to progress or develop slowly
PLOD Defined for Kids
Definition of plod for Students
: to move or travel slowly but steadily
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