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synonyms for trudge

  • lumber
  • plod
  • slog
  • stumble
  • traipse
  • tramp
  • trek
  • wade
  • clump
  • footslog
  • hike
  • march
  • step
  • stump
  • tread
  • drag oneself
  • plug along
  • schlepp
See also synonyms for: trudged / trudging

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What is another word for trudge?

Trudge means to walk heavily, wearily, or with difficulty. Close synonyms include plod, tramp, lumber, and slog. The word schlep is sometimes used similarly, but it usually implies that something is being carried.

Trudge can also be used as a noun meaning a long, difficult, tiring walk. Slog and tramp can also be used this way. Other synonyms for this sense are the noun use of traipse and the more figurative senses of hike and trek.

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antonyms for trudge

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  • tiptoe
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How to use trudge in a sentence

That would be a trudge to take time, indeed; harder than crossing the Kalahari (Note 4) itself.
THE VEE-BOERSMAYNE REID
A man would feel that he was not altogether a mere machine, to do so much work and then trudge home and sleep.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
The position, after a trudge of fifteen miles, was estimated at five miles east of the one-hundred-and-twenty-three-mile mound.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
A two-mile trudge across a duck-walk over 'b——y meadow' brought us to the famous Ridgewood Dug-outs.
THE ROMANCE OF THE RED TRIANGLEARTHUR KEYSALL YAPP
At first the ascent had seemed tedious enough, as dull as the trudge to her other lessons.
TALES OF MEN AND GHOSTSEDITH WHARTON
Holding one hand against the tree so he wouldn't fall, he began to trudge around it.
DEATHWORLDHARRY HARRISON
Thus graff or grough is compounded of grave and rough; and trudge from tread or trot, and drudge.
A GRAMMAR OF THE ENGLISH TONGUESAMUEL JOHNSON
Nathalies eyes gleamed angrily, but with a toss of her head she was off on her second trudge up the slope.
BLUE ROBIN, THE GIRL PIONEERRENA I. HALSEY
I trudge along like a traveller between high hedgerows; my heart is blinkered so that I am scarcely aware of landscapes.
CARRY ONCONINGSBY DAWSON
He could trudge into the village and back without minding it now and he could raise the big flag with one hand.
TOM SLADE ON THE RIVERPERCY K. FITZHUGH
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