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- n. One who plods.
- n. A person who works slowly, making a great effort with little result.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who plods; a drudge.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who trudges or wanders about; a “moss-trooper.”
- n. One who plods; a drudge; a dull, laborious person.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who works slowly and monotonously for long hours
- n. someone who moves slowly
- n. someone who walks in a laborious heavy-footed manner
He was what you might call a plodder -- you might call him that.
He was a kind of plodder, though, good fellow as he was.
The difference between him, that plodder, and me, the brilliant multi-tasker, is that I might have looked busier as I frantically shuffled through papers and tapped computer keys and shouted into my cell phone.
And others of them have said that he was an industrious plodder rather than an original thinker.
Asked if he was hurt by criticism of his appointment as England's one-day captain earlier this year, when Mike Atherton led the condemnation by describing him as a "plodder" and a "donkey", Cook almost bristles.
"It took me one ball to go from 99 to my century," Cook the plodder grins.
Must agree with Jim that this was a ‘plodder’ of a story.
Not bad for a "plodder", and not bad for the man whose style of play is the antithesis of the modern day "bomb and gouge" style.
In such circumstances, the victory usually goes not to the player with the most talent but the player with sufficient talent and the greatest amount of determination, a plodder rather than a dashing blade such as McIlroy or Anthony Kim.
Not for this plodder -- Wilkes said Gray had Chinese food was brought in.
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