Definition of plod verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

plod

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//plɒd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//plɑːd//
 
[intransitive, transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they plod
BrE BrE//plɒd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//plɑːd//
 
he / she / it plods
BrE BrE//plɒdz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//plɑːdz//
 
past simple plodded
BrE BrE//ˈplɒdɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈplɑːdɪd//
 
past participle plodded
BrE BrE//ˈplɒdɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈplɑːdɪd//
 
-ing form plodding
BrE BrE//ˈplɒdɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈplɑːdɪŋ//
 
 
jump to other results
to walk slowly with heavy steps, especially because you are tired synonym trudge + adv./prep. Our horses plodded down the muddy track. We plodded on through the rain. plod your way + adv./prep. I watched her plodding her way across the field. More Like This Consonant-doubling verbs bob, club, dub, grab, rub, sob, throb kid, nod, pad, plod, prod, shred, skid, thud beg, blog, bug, drag, drug, flag, hug, jog, log, mug, nag, plug bar, confer, infer, occur, prefer, refer, star, stir, transfer acquit, admit, allot, chat, clot, commit, jut, knit, pat, regret, rot, spot, submit (in British English:) appal, cancel, channel, control, counsel, enrol, equal, excel, fuel, fulfil, label, level, marvel, model, pedal, quarrel, signal, travelSee worksheet. Word Origin mid 16th cent.: probably symbolic of a heavy gait.Extra examples We plodded our way across the muddy field. plodding slowly along the track The horses plodded down the muddy track. They plodded back up the hill again. Phrasal Verbsplod on

Other results

All matches
Phrasal verbs