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Verb edit


  1. present participle and gerund of plod

Adjective edit

plodding (comparative more plodding, superlative most plodding)

  1. Progressing slowly and laboriously.

Derived terms edit

Noun edit

plodding (countable and uncountable, plural ploddings)

  1. Slow, laborious progress.
    • 1863, Jean Ingelow, “Honors”, in Poems:
      I'd count not wearisome / Long toil, nor enterprise, / But strain to reach it; aye, with wrestlings stout / And hopes that even in the dark will grow / (Like plants in dungeons, reaching feelers out), / And ploddings wary and slow.