Plod Definition

plŏd
plodded, plodding, plods
verb
plodded, plodding, plods
To walk or move heavily and laboriously; trudge.
Webster's New World
To work steadily and monotonously; drudge.
Webster's New World
To trudge along or over.
American Heritage
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noun
plods
The act of moving or walking heavily and slowly.
American Heritage
The act of plodding.
Webster's New World
The sound of a heavy step.
Webster's New World

A slow or labored walk or other motion or activity.

We started at a brisk walk and ended at a plod.
Wiktionary

(obsolete) A puddle.

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Origin of Plod

  • From Middle English *plodden (found only in derivative plodder), probably originally a splash through water and mud, from plod (“a puddle"). Compare Danish pladder (“mire").

    From Wiktionary

  • From Middle English plod. Cognate with Danish pladder (“mire").

    From Wiktionary

  • Perhaps imitative

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From PC Plod

    From Wiktionary

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