donkeywork

noun
don·​key·​work | \ ˈdäŋ-kē-ˌwərk How to pronounce donkeywork (audio) , ˈdəŋ-, ˈdȯŋ- \

Definition of donkeywork

: monotonous and routine work : drudgery

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Examples of donkeywork in a Sentence

the donkeywork involved in setting up one's own start-up software firm

First Known Use of donkeywork

1920, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of donkeywork was in 1920

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“Donkeywork.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/donkeywork. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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