|Origin:||From the sound or the action|
plod past tense and past participle plodded, present participle plodding
[intransitive always + adverb/preposition]
to walk along slowly, especially when this is difficult
plod through/up/across etc
The horse plodded up the hill.
Jake kept plodding on.
plod on/alongphrasal verb
For years he had plodded along in a series of boring office jobs.