backbreaking

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adjective back·break·ing \-ˌbrā-kiŋ\

Definition of backbreaking

  1. :  extremely arduous, exhausting, or demoralizing backbreaking labor backbreaking rents

backbreaker

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Examples of backbreaking in a sentence

  1. modern machinery has significantly eased the backbreaking work of farming

1766

First Known Use of backbreaking

1766


BACKBREAKING Defined for English Language Learners

backbreaking

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adjective back·break·ing \-ˌbrā-kiŋ\

Definition of backbreaking for English Language Learners

  • : involving very difficult physical work or effort


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