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[slog] /slɒg/
verb (used with object), slogged, slogging.
1.
to hit hard, as in boxing or cricket; slug.
2.
to drive with blows.
verb (used without object), slogged, slogging.
3.
to deal heavy blows.
4.
to walk or plod heavily.
5.
to toil.
noun
6.
a long, tiring walk or march.
7.
long, laborious work.
8.
a heavy blow.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; variant of slug2
Related forms
slogger, noun
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Examples for slogged
  • We slogged along for several days but eventually stumbled into the bog at the top of the world.
  • Roped together, hiking in snowshoes, they slogged across the still-mushy surface.
  • His manner betrayed three sleepless days as he stumbled and slogged his way from bed to bed.
  • They're the ones who slogged across the mountains smoking the bad guys out of their caves.
  • The firm slogged through, its nature helping navigate the challenge.
British Dictionary definitions for slogged

slog

/slɒɡ/
verb slogs, slogging, slogged
1.
to hit with heavy blows, as in boxing
2.
(intransitive) to work hard; toil
3.
(intransitive; foll by down, up, along, etc) to move with difficulty; plod
4.
(cricket) to score freely by taking large swipes at the ball
noun
5.
a tiring hike or walk
6.
long exhausting work
7.
a heavy blow or swipe
Derived Forms
slogger, noun
Word Origin
C19: of unknown origin
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Word Origin and History for slogged
slog
1824, "hit hard," probably variant of slug (3) "to strike." Sense of "walk doggedly" first recorded 1872; noun sense of "hard work" is from 1888.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for slogged

slog

verb
  1. To hit something hard, as a ball
  2. To labor; work hard at something: slogged through the piles of reports

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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