English version

plodder

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishplodderplod‧der /ˈplɒdə $ ˈplɑːdər/ noun [countable] informal 🔊 🔊 1 WORK/DO WORKSLOW British English someone who works slowly and is not very clever2 someone who walks or does something slowly
Examples from the Corpus
plodderUntil now Justin has been an obedient civil servant, content to toe the official line-in short, a plodder.Anyway, I could go no faster, being the slow-starter, long-distance plodder type.What makes cognac the international high-flyer, and armagnac the spotty, stay-at-home plodder?Character, narrative, plot - only a dogged, dull-witted plodder like Malcolm Lodgebury bothers with that sort of stuff now.
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