Trudged
Trudge Trudge, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Trudged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trudging}.] [Perhaps of Scand. origin, and originally meaning, to walk on snowshoes; cf. dial. Sw. truga, trudja, a snowshoe, Norw. truga, Icel. [thorn]r[=u]ga.] To walk or march with labor; to jog along; to move wearily. [1913 Webster]

And trudged to Rome upon my naked feet. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • trudged — trÊŒdÊ’ v. walk laboriously, walk heavily, plod, tramp; walk …   English contemporary dictionary

  • trudge — verb ADVERB ▪ slowly ▪ She trudged slowly back to the office. ▪ wearily ▪ He trudged wearily on down the road. ▪ dejectedly, disconsolatel …   Collocations dictionary

  • trudge — I UK [trʌdʒ] / US verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms trudge : present tense I/you/we/they trudge he/she/it trudges present participle trudging past tense trudged past participle trudged to walk somewhere with slow heavy steps trudge… …   English dictionary

  • Trudge — Trudge, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Trudged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trudging}.] [Perhaps of Scand. origin, and originally meaning, to walk on snowshoes; cf. dial. Sw. truga, trudja, a snowshoe, Norw. truga, Icel. [thorn]r[=u]ga.] To walk or march with labor; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trudging — Trudge Trudge, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Trudged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trudging}.] [Perhaps of Scand. origin, and originally meaning, to walk on snowshoes; cf. dial. Sw. truga, trudja, a snowshoe, Norw. truga, Icel. [thorn]r[=u]ga.] To walk or march with …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trudge — I. verb (trudged; trudging) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1547 intransitive verb to walk or march steadily and usually laboriously < trudged through deep snow > transitive verb to trudge along or over • trudger noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • trudge — trudger, n. /truj/, v., trudged, trudging, n. v.i. 1. to walk, esp. laboriously or wearily: to trudge up a long flight of steps. v.t. 2. to walk laboriously or wearily along or over: He trudged the deserted road for hours. n. 3. a laborious or… …   Universalium

  • trudge — [c]/trʌdʒ / (say truj) verb (trudged, trudging) –verb (i) 1. to walk. 2. to walk laboriously or wearily. –verb (t) 3. to walk laboriously or wearily along or over: he trudged the streets. –noun 4. a long laborious walk. {origin uncertain}… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Constitutional — Con sti*tu tion*al, n. A walk or other exercise taken for one s health or constitution. [Colloq.] Thackeray. [1913 Webster] The men trudged diurnal constitutionals along the different roads. Compton Reade. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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