Plodding - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈplɑːdɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word plodding
Brit.  |ˈplɒdɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word plodding
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to plod

noun

- hard monotonous routine work (syn: donkeywork, drudgery, grind)
- the act of walking with a slow heavy gait (syn: plod)

adjective

- (of movement) slow and laborious (syn: leaden)

Examples

I could hear my roommate plodding up the steps to our apartment.

The day was plodding along.

The songs range from plodding dirges to wrecking-ball blues.

Theobald as a plodding antiquarian, was an excellent exponent of dullness.

We were plodding (our way) through the mud.

I was plodding my way through the first research paper I had ever been assigned.

I was plodding along in a dead-end job.

Jake kept plodding on.

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