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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

synonym study for trudge

1. See pace1.

OTHER WORDS FROM trudge

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

Derived forms of trudge

trudger, noun

Word Origin for trudge

C16: of obscure origin
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