Definition of plod
- the movie's plot just plods along
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.
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First Known Use: 1562See Words from the same year
: to walk slowly and usually heavily
: to progress or develop slowly
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