Definition of "plowing" []

  • An agricultural implement with sharp blades, attached to a horse, tractor, etc, for cutting or turning over the earth (noun)
  • Any of various similar implements, such as a device for clearing snow (noun)
  • A plane with a narrow blade for cutting grooves in wood (noun)
  • (in agriculture) ploughed land (noun)
  • To till (the soil) with a plough (verb)
  • To make (furrows or grooves) in (something) with or as if with a plough (verb)
  • To move (through something) in the manner of a plough (verb)
  • To work at slowly or perseveringly (verb)
  • (of a vehicle) to run uncontrollably into something in its path (verb)
  • To turn over (a growing crop, manure, etc) into the earth with a plough (verb)
  • To fail an examination (verb)
  • : riding with neither foot leading, with the stick perpendicular to the fall line; not goofy nor regular. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Ploughing (verb)
  • Alternative form of ploughing. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "plowing" in a sentence
  • "As a bona fide member of the Baby Boomers, I revelled in plowing new territory in terms of parenting, working, sistering and changing the world."
  • "Billy worked for three days, and while insisting that he was doing very well, he freely admitted that there was more in plowing than he had thought."
  • "Conventional plowing is 'skinning our agricultural fields'"