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footslog Line breaks: foot|slog
Pronunciation: /ˈfʊtslɒɡ/

Definition of footslog in English:

verb (footslogs, footslogging, footslogged)

[no object]
(Especially of a soldier) walk or march for a long distance, typically wearily or with effort: they footslogged around the two villages
More example sentences
  • But while the audience get to wend their way along the four-mile route through the trees on golf carts, the performers will be footslogging ahead through the mud.
  • This squad footslogs towards the front, and gets to shoot 6 shots past the 12’ rapid-fire range.
  • Then he brooded more about footslogging through the mud, about the rats and lice, than the history he was making.
trudge, traipse, slog, hike, trek, tramp, plod, troop, walk, march, pace, stride;
British informal yomp, trog
North American informal schlep


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A long and exhausting walk or march.
Example sentences
  • Once on Dursey Island, known as the ‘last outpost of County Cork’ it's often a real footslog to get around.
  • The most arresting display we have seen on our footslog around the footstreets belongs to the festively titled Snow Home on Gillygate.
  • This is a daunting thing to hear as you embark on a 26.2 mile footslog across the desert.
British informal yomp
North American informal schlep


Example sentences
  • The walk into Acomb for an early morning appointment at the Gale Farm Surgery is almost always a bit of an adventure for an ageing footslogger.
  • It will either stomp or be stomped, but most races can field enough footsloggers to weather the storm.
  • But nobody, not even the most dedicated footslogger on the SoHo treadmill, could have known everything in these three shows firsthand.
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