Simple Definition of busywork
: work that is given to you only to keep you busy
Full Definition of busywork
: work that usually appears productive or of intrinsic value but actually only keeps one occupied
Examples of busywork in a sentence
Students were given busywork for the last few minutes of class.
First Known Use of busywork
Rhymes with busywork
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