adjective tax·ing \ˈtak-siŋ\

: requiring a lot of effort, energy, etc.

Full Definition of TAXING

:  onerous, wearing <a taxing operatic role>
tax·ing·ly \-siŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of TAXING

  1. The journey proved to be very taxing.
  2. <a very taxing workload that is taking a lot of time to finish>

First Known Use of TAXING



Next Word in the Dictionary: tax in kindPrevious Word in the Dictionary: taxineAll Words Near: taxing
July 03, 2015
interpellate Hear it
to formally question a public official
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears