moiling

adjective

moil·​ing ˈmȯi-liŋ How to pronounce moiling (audio)
1
a
: requiring hard work
2
: violently agitated : turbulent
moilingly adverb

Examples of moiling in a Sentence

the kind of moiling work that was done by unskilled laborers before the age of mechanization

Word History

First Known Use

1566, in the meaning defined at sense 1b

Time Traveler
The first known use of moiling was in 1566

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Cite this Entry

“Moiling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moiling. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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