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Meaning of LABORING

Pronunciation:  l'eyburing

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  doing arduous or unpleasant work; "drudging peasants"; "the bent backs of laboring slaves picking cotton"; "toiling coal miners in the black deeps"

LABORING is a 8 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: busy, drudging, labouring, toiling



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\La"bor*ing\, a.
1. That labors; performing labor; esp., performing coarse,
   heavy work, not requiring skill also, set apart for labor;
   as, laboring days.

         The sleep of a laboring man is sweet. --eccl. v. 12.

2. Suffering pain or grief. --Pope.

{Laboring oar}, the oar which requires most strength and
   exertion; often used figuratively; as, to have, or pull,
   the laboring oar in some difficult undertaking.