to hit hard, as in boxing or cricket; slug.
to drive with blows.
to deal heavy blows.
to walk or plod heavily.
a long, tiring walk or march.
long, laborious work.
a heavy blow.
- slogger, noun
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How to use slog in a sentence
So it’s a good thing that after that slog of an hour, the game opens up and reveals a gorgeously built world to discover.‘Immortals: Fenyx Rising’ is a worthy adventure wavering between cringe and charm | Gene Park | November 30, 2020 | Washington Post
While marathon conversations can be as exhausting as a slog up a mountain, they’ve also been a learning experience for us.
After that it would be a slog—the prevailing northwesterlies would return to try and push her back.
The chronic phase compels us to commit to the long slog of battle.Thank You for the 7 PM Clapping, But Camaraderie Is Needed More Than Ever - Facts So Romantic | Ayala Danzig | October 5, 2020 | Nautilus
Ideally, a passenger could use it to fly somewhere and skip the slog to a big airport, where long lines lead to crowded Boeing and Airbus interiors.This weird-looking plane could someday be a fast, clean option for air travel | Rob Verger | September 28, 2020 | Popular-Science
Did she face some tough slogging to reach her remarkable perch?
"Easy does it, Potch," he remarked, watching the boy's steady slogging.The Black Opal | Katharine Susannah Prichard
With a snarl of fury he cast his science to the winds, and rushed madly to slogging with both hands.The Last Galley | Arthur Conan Doyle
They'd stop for a blow, and then they'd settle down to steady slogging to save their wind.Uller Uprising | Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
Slogging at the heavy trawls and afterward dressing the catch was too plebeian a business for the son of a millionaire.Jim Spurling, Fisherman | Albert Walter Tolman
Somehow one felt that slogging away out in the dismal fields of war was the real thing to do.Bullets & Billets | Bruce Bairnsfather
British Dictionary definitions for slog
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
- slogger, noun
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