AskDefine | Define plodder

Dictionary Definition



1 someone who walks in a laborious heavy-footed manner [syn: trudger, slogger]
2 someone who works slowly and monotonously for long hours [syn: slogger]
3 someone who moves slowly; "in England they call a slowpoke a slowcoach" [syn: slowpoke, stick-in-the-mud, slowcoach]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. One who plods.
  2. A person who works slowly, making a great effort with little result.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

beast of burden, dawdle, dawdler, drone, drudge, fag, foot-dragger, galley slave, goldbrick, goof-off, greasy grind, grind, grub, hack, laggard, lie-abed, lingerer, loiterer, procrastinator, slave, sleepyhead, slogger, slow goer, slow-foot, slowbelly, slowpoke, slug, sluggard, snail, stick-in-the-mud, swot, tortoise, workhorse
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