Simple Definition of legwork
: the active physical work that is involved in doing something
Full Definition of legwork
: active physical work (as in gathering information) that forms the basis of more creative or mentally exacting work (as writing a book)
Examples of legwork in a sentence
I wrote the article myself, but my assistant gathered the information and did most of the other legwork.
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