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 screen went dark with the Rover plodding down the highway at 80 mph—in the dark.
Awake Emily would have stressed out and plodded through the item, missing a fun evening.
Others plodded along diligently, completing the lap, albeit a bit more slowly.
In a closed demo room at E3 2017, the game's director, Yuya Tokuda, plods through a forest clearing to demonstrate how the team set about realising that purpose.
And economies in the United States and abroad are plodding along at a pace that hardly suggests robust health.
Outside the refinery entrance, five donkeys plodded through a field of cacti.
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.
The Waste Management lawsuit has quietly plodded along for years after Heebe and Ward shook off the federal criminal investigation.
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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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