What does the word trudge mean?

    Part of speech: verb intransitive

  • To walk laboriously; plod.

Usage examples for trudge

  1. " I am very glad we have saved the poor girl a heavy trudge through the forest," observed Arthur; " but I cannot say much for the chivalry of these people. – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. Having rested, they would trudge home again a merry party, save when they met some wandering villager. – Emily Brontë by A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson
  3. The stereotyped " Ay, ay," by way of reply, was duly given, and then George and Bowen, side by side, and with hands folded behind them, began to trudge fore and aft, from the main- mast to the taffrail, patiently awaiting the course of events. – The Voyage of the Aurora by Harry Collingwood