Definition of Plug away

1. Verb. Work doggedly or persistently. "She keeps plugging away at her dissertation"




2. Verb. Persist in working hard. "Students must plug away at this problem"
Exact synonyms: Plug
Generic synonyms: Hang In, Hang On, Hold On, Persevere, Persist

Definition of Plug away

1. Verb. (idiomatic) To persist or continue, as with an effort. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plug Away

plues
pluferfect tense
pluff
pluffed
pluffier
pluffiest
pluffing
pluffs
pluffy
plug-and-play
plug-in
plug-ins
plug-ugly
plug and play
plug away (current term)
plug fuse
plug hat
plug in
plug nickel
plug out
plug the runner
plug up
plugback
plugbacks
plugboard
plugboards
plugfest
plugfests
pluggable

Literary usage of Plug away

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Elementary Naval Ordnance and Gunnery: Including Close-order Infantry by Hobart Cole Ramsey (1918)
"... with the plug, away from the breech face of the gun. It is claimed that this system eliminates friction during rotation of the plug. ..."

2. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1913)
"plug away, you good old hunk of oatmeal." Mr. Gibney was now himself once mort. He struggled to his feet, and as he did something burst ten feet away and a ..."

3. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1912)
"If I was that Hawthorne quarter, I 'd plug away at Parker and Sargent, and I '11 bet I 'd make some bully gains. ..."

4. The Pathology and treatment of leucorrhœa by William Tyler Smith (1855)
"Though the os may be partially dilated, I have found it impossible to take any part of the mucous plug away without at the same time removing scaly ..."

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