plodder
noun see plod

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Plodder — Plod der, n. One who plods; a drudge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plodder — [[t]plɒ̱də(r)[/t]] plodders N COUNT (disapproval) If you say that someone is a plodder, you have a low opinion of them because they work slowly and steadily but without showing enthusiasm or having new ideas. [INFORMAL] He was quiet,… …   English dictionary

  • plodder — UK [ˈplɒdə(r)] / US [ˈplɑdər] noun [countable] Word forms plodder : singular plodder plural plodders informal someone who works hard at a slow steady rate but is not very intelligent and does not have any good ideas of their own …   English dictionary

  • plodder — noun (C) someone who works slowly and is not very clever: I ve always been a bit of a plodder …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • plodder — plod ► VERB (plodded, plodding) 1) walk doggedly and slowly with heavy steps. 2) work slowly and perseveringly at a dull task. ► NOUN 1) a slow, heavy walk. 2) (also PC Plod) Brit. informal a police officer …   English terms dictionary

  • plodder — See plod. * * * …   Universalium

  • plodder — noun a) One who plods. b) A person who works slowly, making a great effort with little result …   Wiktionary

  • plodder — Synonyms 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 …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Plodder — slow worker who eventually gets the job done …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • plodder — Australian Slang slow worker who eventually gets the job done …   English dialects glossary

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