donkeywork


don·key·work

noun \ˈdäŋ-kē-ˌwərk, ˈdəŋ-, ˈdŋ-\

Definition of DONKEYWORK

:  monotonous and routine work :  drudgery

Examples of DONKEYWORK

  1. <the donkeywork involved in setting up one's own start-up software firm>

First Known Use of DONKEYWORK

1920

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