verb (used without object), plod·ded, plod·ding.
verb (used with object), plod·ded, plod·ding.
Origin of plod
Synonyms for plod
Related Words for plodderdrudge, straggler, idler, procrastinator, sluggard, slug, snail, plodder, dawdler, laborer, toiler, servant, worker, grind, peon, menial, workhorse, workaholic, factotum, slave
Examples from the Web for plodder
Contemporary Examples of plodder
Clark was a big, easygoing fellow, a plodder, a fifteen-year man with the highway patrol.The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis
Richard Ben Cramer
January 11, 2014
Historical Examples of plodder
I have not been the better for it; I was getting on faster while I was merely a plodder.Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete
He and Mira were at breakfast and Mrs. Plodder had come to help.Under Fire
He was what you might call a plodder—you might call him that.Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1909 to 1922
Lucy Maud Montgomery
This contempt for the plodder extends also to the scholastic sphere.
Plodder's cautionary signal had been hoisted to some purpose after all.Campaigning with Crook and Stories of Army Life
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.