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Meaning of DRUDGERY

Pronunciation:  'drujuree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  hard monotonous routine work
 

DRUDGERY is a 8 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: donkeywork, grind, plodding
 
 See Also: labor, labour, toil

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Drudg"er*y\, n.
The act of drudging; disagreeable and wearisome labor;
ignoble or slavish toil.

      The drudgery of penning definitions.     --Macaulay.

      Paradise was a place of bliss . . . without drudgery
      and with out sorrow.                     --Locke.

Syn: See {Toll}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: chore, dirty work, donkeywork, employment, fag, fatigue, grind, handiwork, handwork, industry, labor, lick, lick of work, manual labor, moil, plugging, rat race, scut work, slavery, slog, slogging, spadework, stroke, stroke of work, sweat, task, tiresome work, toil, travail, treadmill, work
 

 

 

 

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