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drudge

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verb \ˈdrəj\

Definition of drudge

drudgeddrudg·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to do hard, menial, or monotonous work

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to force to do hard, menial, or monotonous work

drudg·er noun


Examples of drudge

  1. <factory workers who must drudge all day at repetitive tasks>



Origin of drudge

Middle English druggen


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with drudge


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drudge

noun

Simple Definition of drudge

  • : a person who does boring, difficult, or unpleasant work

Full Definition of drudge

  1. 1 :  one who is obliged to do menial work

  2. 2 :  one whose work is routine and boring

  3. 3 :  menial or tedious labor

Examples of drudge

  1. She was tired of working as an office drudge.

  2. <worked like a drudge at a low-paying job that had few benefits>



15th Century

First Known Use of drudge

15th century



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