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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Synonyms & Antonyms for donkeywork

Synonyms

drudge, drudgery, fatigue, grind, labor, moil, slavery, sweat, toil, travail

Antonyms

fun, play

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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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