Trudge meaning

trŭj
A long, tedious walk.
noun
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(intransitive) To walk wearily with heavy, slow steps.
verb
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To trudge is to walk slowly and laboriously.

When you struggle to walk through the snow with heavy steps, this is an example of a time when you trudge.

verb
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To walk, esp. wearily or laboriously.
verb
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A walk or tramp, esp. a wearying, tedious one.
noun
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A tramp, i.e. a long and tiring walk.
noun
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To trudge along or over a route etc.
verb
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The definition of a trudge is a long, cumbersome or difficult walk.

A long path that is hard to walk along is an example of a trudge.

noun
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To walk in a laborious, heavy-footed way; plod.
verb
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Origin of trudge

  • Origin unknown

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

  • Mid-16th century. Original meaning was somewhat idiomatic, meaning "to walk using snowshoes." Probably of Scandinavian origin, compare Icelandic þrÅ«ga ("snowshoe"), Norwegian truga ("snowshoe") and dialectal Swedish trudja ("snowshoe.").

    From Wiktionary