verb (used without object), plod·ded, plod·ding.
verb (used with object), plod·ded, plod·ding.
Origin of plod
Examples from the Web for plod
He was slower than the rest, less imaginative, and he tended to plod a bit.What It Was Like to Watch the Beatles Become the Beatles—Nik Cohn Remembers|Nik Cohn|February 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Persons of a mature age, who had bulked large at home, would not stoop to plod through the rudiments of a new profession.The War With Mexico, Volume I (of 2)|Justin H. Smith
The porter, indicating with a gesture of his thumb where the stranger lived, left O'Shea to plod up the stairs alone.One Of Them|Charles James Lever
Then they plod onward again through the mud whistling and humming, "But for Gawd's sake don't send me."The Glory of the Trenches|Coningsby Dawson
You had more time to loiter on a summer morning, and there was less distance to plod through the winter snows and rains.A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches|Sarah Orne Jewett
Rather than go to heaven in a chariot of fire they will plod for half a century in this miserable vale of tears.Flowers of Freethought|George W. Foote
verb plods, plodding or plodded
Word Origin for plod
1560s, of uncertain origin, perhaps imitative of the sound of walking heavily or slowly. Related: Plodded; plodding.