intransitive verbslogged, slogging
- to make (one's way) with great effort; plod
- to work hard (at something); toil: slogging away at her work
Origin of slogMiddle English sluggen: see sluggard
- hard work done persistently
- an arduous, lengthy, and, sometimes, boring trip, effort, or task: a slog through deep snow
verbslogged slogged, slog·ging, slogs
- To walk or progress with a slow heavy pace; plod: slog across the swamp; slogged through both volumes.
- To work diligently for long hours: slogged away at Latin.
- To make (one's way) with a slow heavy pace against resistance.
- To strike with heavy blows.
- A long exhausting march or hike: a slog through miles of jungle.
- A long session of hard work: an 18-hour slog in the hay fields.
Origin of slogPerhaps alteration of slug3.
(third-person singular simple present slogs, present participle slogging, simple past and past participle slogged)
Probably a variation of slug.