Definition of “plod” - English Dictionary

“plod” in British English

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plodverb [ I + adv/prep ]

uk /plɒd/ us /plɑːd/ -dd-
plodder
noun [ C ] uk /ˈplɒd.ər/ us /ˈplɑː.dɚ/

Dennis is a bit of a plodder, but he gets the job done in the end.
plodding
adjective uk /ˈplɒd.ɪŋ/ us /ˈplɑː.dɪŋ/

I'll try not to bore you with lots of plodding details.
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(Definition of “plod” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“plod” in American English

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plod verb [ I always + adv/prep ] (WALK)

to walk taking slow steps as if your feet are heavy:

Danny plodded through the store behind his wife.

plod verb [ I always + adv/prep ] (WORK)

to work or do something slowly and continuously in a tiring or boring way:

I sat at my desk, plodded ahead doggedly, and finished the paper before noon.
plodding
adjective us /ˈplɑd·ɪŋ/

I’ll try not to bore you with a lot of plodding details.

(Definition of “plod” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)