backbreaking


back·break·ing

adjective \-ˌbrā-kiŋ\

: involving very difficult physical work or effort

Full Definition of BACKBREAKING

:  extremely arduous, exhausting, or demoralizing <backbreaking labor> <backbreaking rents>
back·break·er \-kər\ noun

Examples of BACKBREAKING

  1. <modern machinery has significantly eased the backbreaking work of farming>

First Known Use of BACKBREAKING

1766

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