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Definition of the noun plod
What does plod mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: plods
- the act of walking with a slow heavy gait
Alternative definition of the noun plod
- A slow or labored walk or other motion or activity.
- [obsolete] A puddle.
- [UK, mildly derogatory, uncountable, usually with "the"] the police, police officers
- synonym: filth
- [UK, mildly derogatory, countable] a police officer, especially a low-ranking one.
Definition of the verb plod
What does plod mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: plodded, plodding
- walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula there [Verb] [Theme, indefinite] [Path Preposition] [Location] There jumped a little white rabbit out of the box there [Verb] [Path Preposition] [Location, concrete] [Theme, indefinite] There jumped out of the box a little white rabbit [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] He skated Penny | Tom jumped the horse [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Adjective] Bill rolled the drawer open | He rode her seasick | He skated Penny exhausted | Tom walked the dog exhausted [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] to / into [Oblique, state] Bill rolled the drawer to an open position | He rode her to sickness | He skated Penny to exhaustion | Tom walked the dog to exhaustion [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Spatial Preposition] [Location] Tom jumped the horse over the fence [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] The horse jumped [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Location, concrete] The horse jumped the stream [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Oblique 1] to / into [Oblique 2, state] Claire skated her skates blades to shreds | She waltzed herself to sickness | We walked ourselves into a state of exhaustion [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Oblique 1] [Path Preposition] [Oblique 2] Tom ran the soles off his shoes [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Spatial Preposition] [Location] The horse jumped over the fence [Path Preposition] [Location] [Verb] [Theme] Out of the box jumped a little white rabbit
Verbs of Motion (with the same syntax): amble, backpack, bolt, bounce, bound, bowl, canter, carom, cavort, charge, clamber, climb, clump, coast, crawl, creep, dart, dash, dodder, drift, file, flit, float, fly, frolic, gallop, gambol, glide, goose step, hasten, hike, hobble, hop, hurry, hurtle, inch, jog, journey, jump, leap, limp, lollop, lope, lumber, lurch, march, meander, mince, mosey, nip, pad, parade, perambulate, prance, promenade, prowl, race, ramble, roam, roll, romp, rove, run, rush, sashay, saunter, scamper, scoot, scram, scramble, scud, scurry, scuttle, shamble, shuffle, sidle, skedaddle, skip, skitter, skulk, sleepwalk, slide, slink, slither, slog, slouch, sneak, somersault, speed, stagger, step, stomp, stray, streak, stride, stroll, strut, stumble, stump, swagger, sweep, swerve, swim, tack, tear, tiptoe, toddle, toil, totter, tour, traipse, tramp, travel, trek, troop, trot, trudge, trundle, vault, waddle, wade, walk, wander, weave, whiz, zigzag, zoom.
- lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
- synonyms of plod: footslog / pad / slog / tramp / trudge
- more generic word: walk = use one's feet to advance
- more specific words: squelch / splash / splosh / squish / slosh / slop = walk through mud or mire
Alternative definition of the verb plod
- [intransitive] To walk or move slowly and heavily or laboriously (+ on, through, over).
- [transitive] To trudge over or through.
Plod is a musical group, record producers.
- albums: "O'Boy", "Pillow Talk", "FFWD"
- official website: www.french.se/plod
"Plod" is a musical album of Funki Porcini.
- released on (6 years ago)
Plod a.k.a. procollagen-lysine 1, 2-oxoglutarate 5-dioxygenase 1 is a gene.
- also known as lysyl hydroxylase; lysyl hydroxylase 1; procollagen-lysine 1, 2-oxoglutarate 5-dioxygenase (lysine hydroxylase, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome...; procollagen-lysine, 2-oxoglutarate 5-dioxygenase (lysine hydroxylase, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome...; lysine hydroxylase
Phrases with Plod
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Plod
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The Searchers (2012)
by Carmenica Diaz
Plod is a British slang term used to refer to a police officer, particularly one slowwitted or dull. A more recent variant is the plod, meaning the police force in general. Other Brit terms for police include Peeler, Copper, The Bill or Old Bill, ...
The Criminal Alphabet (2015)
An A-Z of Prison Slang by Noel 'Razor' Smith
Plod is an inoffensive nickname for uniformed police officers, after PC Plod in Enid Blyton's Noddy books, and still much used today. The female equivalent is PC Plonk. POLICE IC CODES IC (Identification Codes), which were ...
Role Play (1997)
Theory and Practice by Krysia M. Yardley-Matwiejczuk
The actors' own experience may inhibit or facilitate identification with a character ' Mr Plod is a very belligerent angry character who enjoys humiliating Noddy';. Clearly this description may be problematic for participant X and it is certainly a ...
A new novel, by the Author of" The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table," offers a pleasant relief from the long series of insipid and flimsy stories through which the conscientious critic has to plod is the constantly disappointed hope of discovering ...
A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
PLOD, v. plód [Gael. plod, or plodach, a puddle. Ger. n, to dabble or paddle: 1'. pladder, mire]: to travel or trudge slowly but steadily, as if through the wet, and over clods and mire; to work slowly or with laborious diligence; to toil heavily; ...
The school etymological dictionary and word-book. (Chiefly an abridgment) [of Etymological and pronouncing dictionary]. (1872)
by James Stormonth
PLOD. pitcher, n. pich'ir (It. pitero), a tin vessel for holding water. piteous, a. pit'-S- Hs (see pity), deserving or exciting compassion; mournful: pit eously, ad.: pit' eousness, n. pith, n. pith (Low Ger. picke), the soft spongy substance in the centre of ...
incorporating the labours of Sheridan & Walker ... also a key to the pronunciation of classical & scripture proper names
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Usage statistics about plod
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb plod:
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The route up to Dead Woman's Pass.
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Video about Plod
Video shows what plod means. A slow or labored walk or other motion or activity.. plod synonyms: Wikisaurus:police, Wikisaurus:police officer. Plod Meaning.
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PLOD clip in British Sign Language
This is a short clip from Sergeant Glen Barham, who founded the Police Link Officers for Deaf People scheme (PLOD) for Hampshire Constabulary.
Quotes about Plod
Scrabble value of P3L1O1D2
The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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