Trudge Definition

trŭj
trudged, trudges, trudging
verb
trudged, trudges, trudging
To walk, esp. wearily or laboriously.
Webster's New World
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noun
A walk or tramp, esp. a wearying, tedious one.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Trudge

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

    From Wiktionary

  • Origin unknown

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

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