slogger

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n slogger a boxer noted for an ability to deliver hard punches
    • n slogger someone who works slowly and monotonously for long hours
    • n slogger someone who walks in a laborious heavy-footed manner
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Slogger slŏg"gẽr A hard hitter; a slugger.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n slogger One who hits hard, as in boxing or ball-playing. See slugger.
    • n slogger The second division of race-boats at Cambridge, England.
    • n slogger In cricket, one who strikes at the ball wildly and without judgment.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Slogger a hard hitter
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Usage

In literature:

He was called Slogger Williams, from the force with which it was supposed he could hit.
"Tom Brown's Schooldays" by Thomas Hughes
Burke the Slogger must attend to that.
"Condensed Novels" by Bret Harte
I got in with a smeller afore he came right down with his slogger.
"Robert Falconer" by George MacDonald
Just a plain slogger.
"The White Feather" by P. G. Wodehouse
Waken up the foot-sloggers too.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152. January 17, 1917" by Various
The waggons came through at the gallop and with them some frightened foot-sloggers, hanging on and running for dear life.
"Adventures of a Despatch Rider" by W. H. L. Watson
Instead of being the careless slogger I had taken him for, he went to work now in a most deliberate and scientific manner.
"My Friend Smith" by Talbot Baines Reed
But then the Slogger's a lazy muff.
"My Doggie and I" by R.M. Ballantyne
We used to think you a slogger, but you never came anywhere near that smite of Scaife's.
"The Hill" by Horace Annesley Vachell
A slogger came in next, and made runs rather rapidly, but nothing much happened until the Fourth Officer's third over.
"The Idler Magazine, Volume III, June 1893" by Various
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