work like a Trojan

Definition of work like a Trojan

chiefly British, old-fashioned
:to work very hard

Word by Word Definitions

work play
  1. : activity in which one exerts strength or faculties to do or perform something:

  2. : sustained physical or mental effort to overcome obstacles and achieve an objective or result

  3. : activity that a person engages in regularly to earn a livelihood

  1. : used for work

  2. : suitable or styled for wear while working

  3. : involving or engaged in work

  1. : to bring to pass : effect

  2. : to fashion or create a useful or desired product by expending labor or exertion on : forge, shape

  3. : to make or decorate with needlework

Trojan play
  1. : a native or inhabitant of Troy

  2. : one who shows qualities (such as pluck, endurance, or determined energy) attributed to the defenders of ancient Troy

  3. : a merry and often irresponsible or disreputable companion

  1. : of, relating to, or resembling ancient Troy or its inhabitants

  2. : of, relating to, or constituting a Trojan horse


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