verb (used without object), drudged, drudg·ing.
Origin of drudge
Examples from the Web for drudge
When the trailer debuted in June, Drudge Report picked up the link to it and labeled it an “Obama Generation Satire.”‘Dear White People’: How An Ex-Publicist’s Twitter Became One of the Year’s Most Important Films|Marlow Stern|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The press was at the height of its power when the Monica story began and Drudge was its underbelly.
Yet a screaming headline on the Drudge Report—SHARPTON WAS FBI MOB RAT—was hardly an auspicious way to begin a momentous week.
Drudge simply “reported” on that fact—or rather was spoon-fed it by disgruntled internal sources.Julian Assange Loves Rand Paul and His ‘Very Principled Positions’|Michael Tomasky|August 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Drudge, who used to have a Fox News show of his own, is pretty well sourced in these parts.Is Megyn Kelly Pushing Sean Hannity Out of Fox News Primetime?|Lloyd Grove|August 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I am tired of ever being the slave and drudge Of my old master for such paltry pay.Tales of the Wonder Club, Volume III|M. Y. Halidom (pseud. Dryasdust)
When we despair or discolour things, it is our senses in revolt, and they have made the sovereign brain their drudge.Diana of the Crossways, Complete|George Meredith
Most people have to drudge all day long to earn as much as they want.My Little Boy|Carl Ewald
Others, who drudge at the dull verbatim, are like timorous attendants, who dare not move one pace without their master's leave.'Allan Ramsay|William Henry Oliphant Smeaton
I'm afraid she's settled down to be Ambrosch's drudge for good.'My Antonia|Willa Cather
British Dictionary definitions for drudge
Word Origin for drudge
Word Origin and History for drudge
late 15c., "one employed in mean, servile, or distasteful work," missing in Old English and Middle English (but cf. Middle English druggen "do menial or monotonous work; druggunge, mid-13c., in Barnhart), but apparently related to Old English dreogan "to work, suffer, endure" (see endure). The verb is from 1540s. Related: Drudged; drudging. The surname is from 13c., probably from Old French dragie "a mixture of grains sown together," thus, a grower of this crop.