how to pronounce plod


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plod is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of plod


  1. The police, police officers.
  2. A slow or labored walk or other motion or activity.
  3. A puddle.
  4. A police officer, especially a low-ranking one.


  1. To toil; to drudge; especially, to study laboriously and patiently.
  2. To walk or move slowly and heavily or laboriously (+ on, through, over).
  3. To trudge over or through.

plod frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word plod occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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