verb (used without object), plod·ded, plod·ding.
verb (used with object), plod·ded, plod·ding.
Origin of plod
Synonyms for plod
Examples from the Web for ploddingly
Historical Examples of ploddingly
Ploddingly and perseveringly he zigzags from one point to another.Talks on Talking
Daniel Doyce, still wiping his forehead, ploddingly repeated.Little Dorrit
The musicians had spent all their fine frenzy by now, and played only one tune, wearily, ploddingly.The Jungle
For a week after Mariana's departure Algarcife worked on ploddingly.Phases of an Inferior Planet
Grenville himself was ploddingly industrious and not without financial ability.History of the English People, Volume VII (of 8)
John Richard Green
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.