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Meaning of DRUDGERY

Pronunciation:  'drujuree

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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