slog

[ slog ]
/ slɒg /

verb (used with object), slogged, slog·ging.

to hit hard, as in boxing or cricket; slug.
to drive with blows.

verb (used without object), slogged, slog·ging.

noun

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Origin of slog

First recorded in 1850–55; variant of slug2

OTHER WORDS FROM slog

slogger, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for slog

slog
/ (slɒɡ) /

verb slogs, slogging or slogged

to hit with heavy blows, as in boxing
(intr) to work hard; toil
(intr; foll by down, up, along, etc) to move with difficulty; plod
cricket to score freely by taking large swipes at the ball

noun

Derived forms of slog

slogger, noun

Word Origin for slog

C19: of unknown origin
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