Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who trudges or wanders about; a “moss-trooper.”
  • noun One who plods; a drudge; a dull, laborious person.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who plods; a drudge.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who plods.
  • noun A person who works slowly, making a great effort with little result.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who works slowly and monotonously for long hours
  • noun someone who moves slowly
  • noun someone who walks in a laborious heavy-footed manner

Etymologies

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From Middle English plodder, equivalent to plod +‎ -er.

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