Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who hits hard, as in boxing or ball-playing. See slugger.
- n. The second division of race-boats at Cambridge, England.
- n. In cricket, one who strikes at the ball wildly and without judgment.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Cant or Slang A hard hitter; a slugger.
- n. someone who works slowly and monotonously for long hours
- n. someone who walks in a laborious heavy-footed manner
- n. a boxer noted for an ability to deliver hard punches
“Then Dave Boone and Wally made a stand that roused the perspiring spectators to something like enthusiasm, for Mr. Boone was a mighty "slogger," and Wally had a neat and graceful style that sent the Cunjee supporters into the seventh heaven.”
“As a long time slogger, erm, I mean blogger, you have succinctly put into words the struggle.”
“The most recent one was in the Stranger Slog this morning involving slogger Erica Barnett and the moving company All My Sons Movers. (link to slog)”
“I have tried hundreds of dollars worth of miracles and found the best solution was cheapest; a one size too big pair of rubber slogger boots from KMart for $18.97 coupled with a thick wool pac boot insert and a couple pair of wool socks, feels like I am walking on pillows too!”
“Woolfian greatness of, 157; as Rushdie fan, 157; as disappointing husband, 158-159; as slogger, 158; hypergraphia of, 158”
“I ended up doing many marathons and ultra-marathons, but now I'm a slogger, a slow jogger.”
“There once was a Scoble the blogger much more open than Ballmer the slogger”
“Oates had his invaluable period with the ponies; now he is a foot slogger and goes hard the whole time, does his share of camp work, and stands the hardship as well as any of us.”
“I was an ex-foot slogger Both the Camilli had served as army officers.”
“(Other rumors say W.R. Grace was the champion slogger.)”
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