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drudge

[ druhj ]

noun

  1. a person who does menial, distasteful, dull, or hard work.
  2. a person who works in a routine, unimaginative way.


verb (used without object)

, drudged, drudg·ing.
  1. to perform menial, distasteful, dull, or hard work.

    Synonyms: slave, plod, grub, hack, toil

drudge

/ drʌdʒ /

noun

  1. a person, such as a servant, who works hard at wearisome menial tasks


verb

  1. intr to toil at such tasks
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Derived Forms

  • ˈdrudgingly, adverb
  • ˈdrudger, noun
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Other Words From

  • drudger noun
  • drudging·ly adverb
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Word History and Origins

Origin of drudge1

1485–95; compare OE man's name Drycghelm helmet maker, equivalent to drycg (akin to drēogan to work) + helm helm 2
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Word History and Origins

Origin of drudge1

C16: perhaps from druggen to toil
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Example Sentences

The site, styled to imitate the Drudge Report, was prominently linked on the War Room homepage and draws roughly 5 million visits a month, according to SimilarWeb.

Roy was a link to many big names in conservative media, counting Andrew Breitbart and Matt Drudge among his fans.

Fredinburg recalled meeting Hannity and Matt Drudge at a New York Talkers magazine event with the TRN crew in 1999.

When the trailer debuted in June, Drudge Report picked up the link to it and labeled it an “Obama Generation Satire.”

“Warning to politicians,” Internet impresario Matt Drudge recently tweeted.

The press was at the height of its power when the Monica story began and Drudge was its underbelly.

The moment a girl marries in New England she is apt to become a drudge, or a lay figure on which to exhibit the latest fashions.

Bute and his master thought they had secured a useful tool, a subservient and hard-working drudge.

"Well, I'm not going to drudge all my life," said the boy at last.

You'd have to keep the house clean, and do the cooking, and be a drudge.

Probably promotion was not for her; she must drudge on as best she might.

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