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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PLODDER

I have not been the better for it; I was getting on faster while I was merely a plodder.

He and Mira were at breakfast and Mrs. Plodder had come to help.

He was what you might call a plodder—you might call him that.

This contempt for the plodder extends also to the scholastic sphere.

Plodder's cautionary signal had been hoisted to some purpose after all.

It was not only in the regiment that Plodder became a notoriety.

It used to be asserted of Plodder that he was figuring for the Signal Corps.

Under these circumstances, Plodder was not the man to hesitate.

No plodder ever kept more closely to the safe and beaten path.

And if I do not kill my people it is because I have no originality, I am a plodder, a second-rate man!

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, of uncertain origin, perhaps imitative of the sound of walking heavily or slowly. Related: Plodded; plodding.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PLODDER

drudge

nounslave, very hard worker
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