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

slog away, 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 graft, fag

NZ Australian 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 trog, yomp

North American schlep


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


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

Herculean task

informal sweat, elbow grease

British informal graft

NZ Australian informal yakka, hard yakka

archaic travail, moil


leisure, relaxation

2‘a steady uphill slog’


trudge, tramp, traipse, plod, trek, footslog

Irish Scottish traik

British informal trog, yomp

North American informal schlep