plug away

Definition of plug away

informal
:to continue doing something even though it is difficult or boring often + at
  • She kept plugging away at her homework.

Word by Word Definitions

plug play
  1. : a piece used to fill a hole : stopper

  2. : an obtruding or obstructing mass of material resembling a stopper

  3. : a flat compressed cake of tobacco

  1. : to stop, make tight, or secure by inserting a plug

  2. : to remedy (a deficiency) as if by inserting a plug

  3. : to hit with a bullet : shoot

away play
  1. : on the way : along

  2. : from this or that place

  3. : in a secure place or manner

  1. : absent from a place : gone

  2. : distant in space or time

  3. : played on an opponent's grounds


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