footslog


footslog
1. noun
An instance of footslogging.

... which had resulted in a number of the older and weaker felons being weeded out in view of the prospective rigours of a lengthy footslog to Siberia.

2. verb
to walk heavily over a long distance or in a weary manner; to trudge

Romans, cursing in full armour, had to fight and footslog two thousand miles overland to Britain.


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  • footslog — [foot′släg΄] vi. footslogged, footslogging to march or plod through or as through mud footslogger n …   English World dictionary

  • footslog — /ˈfʊtslɒg/ (say footslog) verb (i) (footslogged, footslogging) Colloquial to march or tramp; slog on foot …   Australian English dictionary

  • footslog — intransitive verb Date: 1899 to march or tramp through mud • footslogger noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • footslog — footslogger, n. /foot slog /, v.i., footslogged, footslogging. to go on foot through or as if through mud. [1895 1900; FOOT + SLOG] * * * …   Universalium

  • footslog — Synonyms and related words: amble, backpack, barge, bowl along, bundle, clump, defile, drag, file, file off, flounce, foot, go on parade, goose step, halt, hike, hippety hop, hitch, hobble, hop, jog, jolt, jump, limp, lumber, lunge, lurch, march …   Moby Thesaurus

  • footslog — v. walk heavily and with great effort n. long and exhausting draining walk …   English contemporary dictionary

  • footslog — verb (footslogs, footslogging, footslogged) laboriously walk or march for a long distance. noun a long and exhausting walk or march. Derivatives footslogger noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • footslog — foot·slog …   English syllables

  • footslog — foot•slog [[t]ˈfʊtˌslɒg[/t]] v. i. slogged, slog•ging cvb to go on foot through or as if through mud • Etymology: 1895–1900 foot′slog ger, n …   From formal English to slang

  • footslog — v. & n. v.intr. ( slogged, slogging) walk or march, esp. laboriously for a long distance. n. a laborious walk or march. Derivatives: footslogger n …   Useful english dictionary