slog
I. verb (slogged; slogging) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1824 transitive verb 1. to hit hard ; beat 2. to plod (one's way) perseveringly especially against difficulty intransitive verb 1. to plod heavily ; tramp <
slogged through the snow
>
2. to work hard and steadily ; plugslogger noun II. noun Date: 1888 1. a. hard persistent work <
the endless enervating slog of war — Michael Gorra
>
b. a prolonged arduous task or effort <
reform will be a hard political slog — M. S. Forbes
>
2. a hard dogged march or journey

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Slog — (sl[o^]g), v. t. & i. [Cf. {Slug}, v. t.] To hit hard, esp. with little attention to aim or the like, as in cricket or boxing; to slug. [Cant or Slang] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slog — (sl[o^]g), v. i. 1. to walk heavily; to plod; to walk through resisting terrain, as in mud. [PJC] 2. To work steadily and ploddingly; to toil. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • slog — ► VERB (slogged, slogging) 1) work hard over a period of time. 2) walk or move with difficulty or effort. 3) hit or strike forcefully. 4) (slog it out) fight or compete fiercely. ► NOUN …   English terms dictionary

  • slog — slog1 [släg] vt., vi. slogged, slogging [var. of SLUG4] to hit hard; slug slogger n. slog2 [släg] vt., vi. slogged, slogging [ME sluggen: see SLUGGARD] …   English World dictionary

  • slog — 1824, hit hard, probably variant of SLUG (Cf. slug) (3) to strike. Sense of walk doggedly first recorded 1872. Related: Slogged; slogging. Noun sense of hard work is from 1888 …   Etymology dictionary

  • slog — *strike, hit, smite, punch, slug, swat, clout, slap, cuff, box …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • slog — [v] plod bear down*, buckle down*, drag, drudge, flounder, grind, labor, lumber*, plough through*, plug, schlepp*, slave, stomp, sweat*, toil, tramp, trample, trudge; concepts 87,151 …   New thesaurus

  • slog — vb., præt. af slå, II …   Dansk ordbog

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