taxing

adjective tax·ing \ ˈtak-siŋ \

Definition of taxing

: onerous, wearing
  • a taxing operatic role

taxingly

play \-siŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of taxing in a Sentence

  1. The journey proved to be very taxing.

  2. a very taxing workload that is taking a lot of time to finish

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First Known Use of taxing

1841


TAXING Defined for English Language Learners

taxing

adjective

Definition of taxing for English Language Learners

  • : requiring a lot of effort, energy, etc.



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