- 1[intransitive, transitive] to work hard and steadily at something, especially something that takes a long time and is boring or difficult slog (away) (at something) He's been slogging away at that piece of music for weeks. slog (through something) The teacher made us slog through long lists of vocabulary. My mother slogged all her life for us. slog your way through something She slogged her way through four piles of ironing.
- 2 [intransitive, transitive] to walk or travel somewhere steadily, with great effort or difficulty + adv./prep. I've been slogging around the downtown area all day. slog your way through something He started to slog his way through the undergrowth.
- 3[transitive, intransitive] slog (something) (+ adv./prep.) to hit a ball very hard but often without skill
NAmE//slɑɡ//(informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they slog
he / she / it slogs
past simple slogged
-ing form slogging