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trudge

[ truhj ]
/ trʌdʒ /
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verb (used without object), trudged, trudg·ing.

to walk, especially laboriously or wearily: to trudge up a long flight of steps.

verb (used with object), trudged, trudg·ing.

to walk laboriously or wearily along or over: He trudged the deserted road for hours.

noun

a laborious or tiring walk; tramp.

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Origin of trudge

First recorded in 1540–50; perhaps blend of tread and drudge
1. See pace1.
trudger, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for trudge

trudge
/ (trʌdʒ) /

verb

(intr) to walk or plod heavily or wearily
(tr) to pass through or over by trudging

noun

a long tiring walk
trudger, noun
C16: of obscure origin
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