Definition of Ploddingly

1. Adverb. In a plodding manner. "This writer ploddingly accumulates detail after detail"

Partainyms: Plodding



Definition of Ploddingly

1. Adverb. In a dull, predictable manner. ¹

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Definition of Ploddingly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ploddingly

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Literary usage of Ploddingly

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1. Technology Review by Massachusetts Institute of Technology Association of Class Secretaries, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alumni Association (1908)
"We photographed the terraces on the way, it being a fine day, and then ploddingly trudged at a high level until we came to the south side of a deep and ..."

2. The English Journal by National Council of Teachers of English (1919)
"He sighs as he starts ploddingly to work. Another peasant joins him and then several others, men and women, all looking like hard-handed people of the soil. ..."

3. History of the English People by John Richard Green (1903)
"... joined Grenville with his whole party, and the ministry thus became strong and compact. 1760- 1797. Grenville himself was ploddingly industrious and not ..."

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