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PLODDER

 Dictionary entry overview: What does plodder mean? 

PLODDER (noun)
  The noun PLODDER has 3 senses:

1. someone who walks in a laborious heavy-footed manner
2. someone who works slowly and monotonously for long hours
3. someone who moves slowly

  Familiarity information: PLODDER used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


PLODDER (noun)


Sense 1plodder [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Someone who walks in a laborious heavy-footed manner

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

plodder; slogger; trudger

Hypernyms ("plodder" is a kind of...):

footer; pedestrian; walker (a person who travels by foot)


Sense 2plodder [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Someone who works slowly and monotonously for long hours

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

plodder; slogger

Hypernyms ("plodder" is a kind of...):

drudge; hack; hacker (one who works hard at boring tasks)


Sense 3plodder [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Someone who moves slowly

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

slowcoach; slowpoke; stick-in-the-mud; plodder

Context example:

in England they call a slowpoke a slowcoach

Hypernyms ("plodder" is a kind of...):

dawdler; drone; laggard; lagger; poke; trailer (someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind)


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