Synonyms of slog in English:


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1‘they were slogging away to meet a deadline’


work hard, toil, labour, work one's fingers to the bone, work like a Trojan, work like a dog, work day and night, exert oneself, keep at it, keep one's nose to the grindstone, grind, slave, grub, plough, plod, peg

informal beaver, plug, put one's back into something, work one's guts out, work one's socks off, knock oneself out, sweat blood, kill oneself

British informal graft, fag

Australian NZ informal bullock

British vulgar slang work one's arse off, work one's balls off, work one's nuts off

North American vulgar slang work one's ass off, work one's butt off

archaic drudge, travail, moil


skive, take it easy

2‘the three of them slogged around the streets of the capital in the July heat’


trudge, tramp, traipse, toil, plod, trek, footslog, drag oneself

British informal trog, yomp

North American informal schlep


1‘a steady uphill slog’


trudge, tramp, traipse, plod, trek, footslog

Scottish Irish traik

British informal trog, yomp

North American informal schlep

2‘writing the book took 10 months' hard slog’


hard work, toil, toiling, labour, struggle, effort, exertion, grind, blood, sweat, and tears, drudgery

archaic travail, moil

Herculean task

informal sweat, elbow grease

British informal graft


leisure, relaxation