: done with or as if with a pick and shovel : laborious
First Known Use of PICK-AND-SHOVEL
Related to PICK-AND-SHOVEL
- arduous, Augean, backbreaking, challenging, demanding, difficult, effortful, exacting, formidable, grueling (or gruelling), heavy, hellacious, herculean, killer, laborious, moiling, murderous, pick-and-shovel, rigorous, rough, rugged, severe, stiff, strenuous, sweaty, tall, testing, toilsome, tough, uphill
- cheap, easy, effortless, facile, light, mindless, simple, soft, undemanding
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