verb (used without object), plod·ded, plod·ding.
verb (used with object), plod·ded, plod·ding.
Origin of plod
Examples from the Web for plodded
For the last few years, Bernanke and the Fed have plodded along.
And so Hollande—in reality every bit the political animal Sarkozy is—has plodded along under the radar.Against All Odds, Can Sarkozy Pull Out an Election Win vs. Hollande?|Tracy McNicoll|May 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
For most of the trip our mounts went untaxed as they plodded down into the valley and around one of the Mittens.Monument Valley From the Eyes of a Krazy Kat and John Ford Fan|Malcolm Jones|February 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As we plodded along he talked about his cattle ranch, the price of cattle, and what profit he had made that year.The Burglar's Fate And The Detectives|Allan Pinkerton
Again the bugles sounded "Forward," and they plodded on more stolidly than ever.Si Klegg, Book 4 (of 6)|John McElroy
Francois plodded on across the fields in the direction indicated by the farmer's wife.The Children of France|Ruth Royce
On and on I plodded, the feeble, yellow light of my lantern just preventing me—but only just—from wandering from the track.Animal Ghosts|Elliott O'Donnell
The afternoon was very hot when Nasmyth plodded down a steep hillside through the thick red dust of the waggon trail.The Greater Power|Harold Bindloss
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.