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
Students were given busywork for the last few minutes of class.
First Known Use of busywork
Rhymes with busywork
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