Dictionary

workload

noun work·load \ˈwərk-ˌlōd\

: the amount of work that is expected to be done

Full Definition of WORKLOAD

1
:  the amount of work or of working time expected or assigned <students with a heavy workload>
2
:  the amount of work performed or capable of being performed (as by a mechanical device) usually within a specific period

Examples of WORKLOAD

  1. Students complained about the heavy workload.

First Known Use of WORKLOAD

1943

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: workmanPrevious Word in the Dictionary: worklessAll Words Near: workload
April 26, 2015
rococo Hear it
excessively ornate or intricate
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