- to hit hard, as in boxing or cricket; slug.
- to drive with blows.
- to deal heavy blows.
- to walk or plod heavily.
- to toil.
- a long, tiring walk or march.
- long, laborious work.
- a heavy blow.
Origin of slog
Examples from the Web for slogged
And they slogged and sloshed toward it, numb to all that was going on about them.Dave Dawson at Dunkirk
Robert Sydney Bowen
If you, reader, had been one of the hands, would you have slogged?The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists
He slogged wildly at the first ball, missed it, and paid the penalty.The Missioner
E. Phillips Oppenheim
Young Thornton once slogged a hoff-ball through my winder as cost me two bob,—and I stood it with pleasure.
We just slogged through as best we were able, which wasn't really very good.Industrial Revolution
Poul William Anderson
- 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
- a tiring hike or walk
- long exhausting work
- a heavy blow or swipe
Word Origin and History for slogged
1824, "hit hard," probably a variant of slug (v.3) "to strike." Sense of "walk doggedly" first recorded 1872. Related: Slogged; slogger; slogging.
1846, "a hard hit," from slog (v.). Sense of "spell of hard work" is from 1888.