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Definition of the noun trudge

What does trudge mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: trudges

  1. a long difficult walk
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: hike / hiking / tramp = a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure

Definition of the verb trudge

What does trudge mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: trudged | trudging | trudges

  1. walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud

Alternative definition of the verb trudge


  1. [intransitive] To walk wearily with heavy, slow steps.
  2. [transitive] To trudge along or over a route etc.


  1. "Trudge" is the second EP by the American post-punk band Savage Republic, released in 1985 on PIAS Recordings. It has been reissued, since 1990, accompanied by Ceremonial.
    • genre: Post-punk
    • released in (30 years ago)
  2. "Trudge" is a musical album of Controlled Bleeding.
    • released in (25 years ago)

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Trudge

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Google previewChocolate On The Brain (2000)

Foolproof Recipes for Unrepentant Chocoholics by Kevin Mills, Nancy Mills

Trudge is a magic word, calling to mind the ultimate chocolate J.rush. This cake lives up to its name. It has no nuts, no icing, no crust—nothing to get between you and your chocolate. 12 squares (12 ounces) bittersweet or semisweet chocolate ...

Google previewMouthSounds (2004)

How to Whistle, Pop, Boing, and Honk... for All Occasions and Then Some by Fred Newman

The Mud Trudge is a gloopy, thick, rich, raw sound that suggests many possibilities, none of which is clean.

Google previewThe Friend (1907)

A Religious and Literary Journal

Trudge is a slow horse, boys; Made to pull a ...

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

by Murali Mohan Hundigam

Walk for pleasure in the country—hike Walk from place to place—perambulate Walk furtively—sidle, slink Walk haltingly—hobble Walk heavily—plod, footslog, trudge Walk in a leisurely manner—mosey, saunter Walk in a procession—march , ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

TRUDGE, It. truccare, to trudge, to skud, to pack away. Florio. And Skinner derives from this Ital. or from to trot ; perhaps more immediately from tread, in Goth, trud-an, to move or keep upon the tread or trot; to keep on, get on, keep (the feet) in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1818)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals; and Illustrated in Their Different Significations, by Examples from the Best Writers by Samuel Johnson

To n. [truggiolare, Italian.

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Usage statistics about trudge

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb trudge:


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Small photo of Two girls (perhaps sisters) trudge through a snow-covered neighborhoodSmall photo of Rear view of a mother pulling a toboggan with her child riding on it through the snow in a cold rural winter landscape as they trudge back up a gentle slope for a new runSmall photo of Trudge blue skySmall photo of Sunny day in green forest during hikers break from trudgeSmall photo of Trudge green plant on the stone wall. A sign on the wall. Hedge with a sign, plaque on the stone wallSmall photo of A herd of bison trudge through a snowy meadow in search of food in Yellowstone Park More...

Quotes about Trudge

Don't trudge mud into the house of love.
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Scrabble value of T1R1U1D2G2E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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